It’s the day Giancarlo Stanton signs his massive deal and holds his press conference. Here’s the official tweet from the Marlins showing him putting his name down on the dotted line.
Is it just me, or does that hashtag — and really, this whole milieu — seem rather threatening?
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) November 19, 2014
Hero: I’ll never talk!
Villain: Have it your way, pal. And enjoy being . . . a fish for life!
In other news, today is the 35th anniversary of another guy who, at the time, became the highest paid player in baseball history. His name was Nolan Ryan and he signed a four-year, $4.5 million deal with the Houston Astros.