It's OK to ask players for autographs if you are currently standing on base with them
Back in 2011, a young Mike Trout, who was not yet MIKE TROUT, found himself standing on base next to a hero of his … Derek Jeter. As Trout recently told Dan Patrick, he asked Jeter for his autograph:
"I think I was on second base when I asked him, 'If I send a ball over, can you sign it?'" Trout recalled. He then added, "It's like a blur now. I don't even remember what I said because I was so nervous and so starstruck."
So … is it cool to ask for autographs as a player? On this week's Cut4Cast, Dakota Gardner, Gemma Kaneko and Matt Monagan say yes (11:27).
They also wonder if Anaheim should be considered part of L.A. (3:37), discuss Leslie Jones' favorite part of baseball (15:20), congratulate Tim Tebow on making the Eastern League All-Star Game (19:00) and choose patriotic walk-up songs in honor of the Fourth of July (23:56).
To listen to the full episode, find it on the Cut4Cast iTunes page or click play below: