Looking for doorbusters and hitting the gym: How MLB players spent Black Friday
It was the calm before the storm.
MLB players, like everyone else, spent Thursday celebrating Thanksgiving with family, friends, food and their Twitter followers. But as relatives bade farewell, leftovers were stowed in refrigerators, elastic waistbands were donned and the sun set on Thanksgiving, the moon rose on another holiday: Black Friday.
How did MLB players spend the day after Thanksgiving?
Some were just looking for the best deals:
Anybody know any gas stations having a Black Friday sale?- Anthony Slama (@Slama39) November 28, 2014
Black Friday success!! pic.twitter.com/GfF2XiBcmt- Taijuan Walker (@tai_walker) November 28, 2014
Any good Black Friday links to check out? Not in the country so need to do some shopping online!- Jason Kipnis (@TheJK_Kid) November 28, 2014
Maybe Slama should have checked out Phil Klein's gas station:
That's how's it's done ladies and gentlemen pic.twitter.com/R8slIn90Fp- Phil Klein (@PhilKlein31) November 28, 2014
Other players held Black Friday offers of their own:
Joba Chamberlin used the occasion to promote a good cause:
And a few players forewent the doorbusters in favor of working off some of those slices of pie:
Who is headed to the gym today? Lol- Chris Johnson (@C_Johnson28) November 28, 2014
And if you ended up coming home with a big screen TV, just know you're not alone:
The target curse got us again. Go in for a loaf of bread leave with a damn tv, damn it! #blackfridaynoobs- dustin garneau (@dusgar13) November 28, 2014