Justin Morneau is obsessed with No. 33 and used to eat mac 'n' cheese every day
Many ballplayers are superstitious (ahem, Turk Wendell), but few in the game today can compete with Justin Morneau and his No. 33 obsession. The Canadian first baseman originally chose to wear the number because of his childhood idols -- Larry Walker, Patrick Roy and Larry Bird, but has since arranged various aspects of his life accordance with the digits. As Mile High Sports reports:
Before Morneau went gluten-free a few years ago, the No. 33 habit even included his pregame meal ritual:
Check out the full story, including details on Larry Walker's own 33 obsession, over at Mile High Sports.