This fan has to get an A's tattoo because Ramon Laureano hit a grand slam
In the eighth inning of Wednesday's A's-Rays game from Tropicana Field, outfielder
This A's fan on Twitter was hyped -- so much so, that a promise was made:
If Ramon hits a slam here I’m getting an @Athletics tattoo— 🎙 (@mzg_99) June 12, 2019
Most of us probably think like this to ourselves from time to time, ascribing an outlandish value to something we don't control, like "If I throw this piece of paper into the trash can it means I'm winning the lottery tomorrow," or whatever.
This guy won the lottery, though, with "the lottery" in this case referring to getting a tattoo because a baseball player hit a home run:
BOOM. It's out there, for all to see.
This sort of thing has happened before, of course -- just last October, a Braves fan had to get
sup fam pic.twitter.com/nYrWAH0nZk— Caitliñ (@cpannell223) June 12, 2019
The next step is actually getting the tattoo and following through on the promise. Because again, it's out there on the internet, so it must be done.
Until it is, I have to bust out this overused but perfect GIF to sum up the proceedings ...
Update! We have a date for the tattoo:
June 22, mark ya calendars. https://t.co/XPyh21meWk— 🎙 (@mzg_99) June 13, 2019
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.