Most managers in baseball prefer to stay out of the spotlight. This isn’t the case for all of them, though. Some stand out in big ways. Bobby Valentine was that kind of manager. And 20 years ago, it was one of his most notorious moments. It was the night when Valentine went into disguise. His Mets were in extra innings with the Blue Jays, tied 3-3 in the top of the 12th inning. Pat Mahomes (this guy’s dad) was pitching for the Mets and Craig Grebeck was up to bat for the Jays with Shannon Stewart on first. Mahomes threw…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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