June 17th, 2006

The Photographer Himself


They give ball players nowadays very peculiar names.
Yep, that's one of 'em. And he's the picture of the day.

Taguchi, #99
Taguchi, #99
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That's obviously not kamoranakrre's hand the lower corner of the photo. It's just one of the other random people who were down to Busch Stadium for photo day. There was a group of Japanese people next to us who only cheered for So, shouting "Taguchi! Taguchi!". (On the other hand, 90% of the crowd seemed compelled to shout "PUJOLS!" repeatedly when Albert walked out. I suspect that professional baseball players are pretty good at ignoring their names.)