I love spring training photo day. Every year it seems like the guys at Getty and wherever else come up with new dramatic lighting, some different poses or something creative to make the every day headshots more interesting than they used to be.
But sometimes I think they’re just messing with these guys. Guys like Jeff Samardzija of the Chicago Cubs. Who, according to the caption, had this picture taken this morning in Arizona. But who, in reality, looks like he had it taken at my high school in 1989:
“Now blow on the ball, Jeff. Gently … gently … ok, hold it!” [click]