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Like a salmon, Zack Greinke signed with the D-backs to return to the site of his first homer

Zack Greinke signs with D-backs, site of first HR

There are few players to ever play the game of baseball who are quite like Zack Greinke. His intelligence, wit and ability to pitch his brains out alone would be unique in itself. Instead, Greinke is also a long-haired home-run-hitting beast who cares little for the feelings of his colleagues as he knocks one out of the park. 

But little did you know that the slugger with six career homers actually opened his account with a home run in Arizona off Russ Ortiz in 2005, in the stadium that he'll now call home. All while wearing the black Royals jerseys which, looking back, make it look like he was on the alternate universe "evil" Royals. 


A little over 10 years later, Greinke has, like a salmon, returned to the scene of his first dinger. And while the 206.5 million that the D-backs reportedly signed him for probably helped, everyone always wants to return to the scene of their first homer. 

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