The Legend of Sam Fuld continues!
Super Sam - endeared to Rays fans for diving catches, throws from left field, and who rocked the social media world before there was "Linsanity" - reminisces about the historic Game 162 from 2011 that got the Rays into the world series over on Bill Simmons's sports blog for ESPN, Grantland.
Check out his article here.
In a "tell all" for anyone interested in the mindset of a player in the biggest fame of his career, Fuld talks about the atmosphere of the clubhouse that afternoon, questions the preponderance of pizza, discusses the anxiety in the dugout as the Rays racked up a 7-0 deficit against the Yankees, describes the experience of pinch hitting and making it on base, and re-lives when Longoria ... actually, you should just read it! Phenomenal stuff.
Sam Fuld is an eloquent guy. The article is an easy read and enough to get your heart racing for the 2012 season and Spring Training (which starts today!).