Do Yankees players ever get starstruck by anyone?
Major League Baseball players possess a certain level of fame and celebrity. Fans who get to meet big leaguers are sometimes starstruck by their presence, unsure what to say to the world-class athletes they watch on television every night. This nervous feeling isn't exclusive to just fans, though -- those same Major Leaguers who invoke a sense of awe in their admirers also have similar experiences with people they themselves look up to.
We wanted to get a sense for what it takes for a New York Yankee to be nervous around someone else. Before CC Sabathia's celebrity softball game, we asked a few current and former Yankees if they've ever been starstruck.
Check out the video at the top of the page to hear more.
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