Must-click link: Lucas Duda, unlikely Instagram sensation

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Tim Rohan of the New York Times has an entertaining look at Mets first baseman Lucas Duda‘s unlikely emergence as an Instagram sensation.

For those unfamiliar, Curtis Granderson started the “wefollowlucasduda” account back in July along with teammates John Mayberry, Jr. and Danny Muno. The idea was to catch the quiet and unassuming Duda off guard and give fans a behind-the-scenes look at his personality. The result was often very humorous.

There are way too many examples to choose from, but this one might be my favorite:

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Lucas loves being filmed

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While Duda is the focus of the account, it has also given fans a different perspective of Granderson, who is always polished and professional in his comments to the media. He’s actually pretty damn funny.