Boog Powell hit his first career home run to ... Boog Powell's BBQ station
A Boog alone has strength, but like the Planeteers, when the power of two or more Boogs are combined, great things can happen. In the A's 7-3 loss to the Orioles on Monday night,
Naturally, he smashed it to former Orioles slugger Boog Powell's BBQ stand in right field. Because the Boog abides.
Even better: The two Boogs are going to meet up on Tuesday, with a barbecue meal likely in the cards.
"He asked me what kind of meat I liked," the A's Powell said before the game, "so I think he's going to make something good."
Powell will even be able to get his home run ball soaked in barbecue sauce (if he wants ... for some reason) thanks to the man that caught the home run ball,
In a phone call with MLB.com, Anderson explained that after catching
"It was cool that he hit it toward Eutaw Street, because we have a [Boog Powell] plaque out there. But it fell just short."
Will Monday's dinger and Tuesday's meeting lead the current Powell to take over the mantle as Earth's holder of the title of most well-known Boog Powell? He'll need to smash 338 more home runs and start leafing through the elder Powell's recipe/spell book to do it. Sadly, he'll probably never get to wear this sweet uniform, though:
Boog Powell approves: pic.twitter.com/K0JyCyclgR— Rich McCabe (@richtmc) August 13, 2017