True Fan? I Don’t Think So.

September 5, 2011, Tropicana Field

September 5, 2011, Tropicana Field

As shown in the picture above, the distinguished gentleman in the front row of the upper deck wears a Scott Kazmir jersey.  He is distinguished because I do not know him and I do not wish him to sue me for posting injurious comments as regards his character.  He is, after all, a fellow member of the Rays Republic, in attendance I might add, and therefore I accord him all the rights, privileges, and honors thereunto appertaining.  Now on to the matter at hand.

At the plate squats batsman Casey Kotchman for the Rays, thus proving I took this magnificent photo in 2011.  Scott Kazmir was traded from the Rays to the Angels two years prior, in the year 2009 Anno Domini.  Therefore, the distinguished baseball fan in question is clearly wearing a vestige of an era bygone.  Is this acceptable behavior for the True Fan?  I think it is not.  I am calling you out, good sir!  Proper Baseball Etiquette requires you to update your sporting attire at once!  To the local athletics haberdashery you go.  Off with you now, run along.



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