It's an off-day so we are scraping the barrel for content today.
Earlier this week Rays owner Stuart Sternberg participated in an online Q&A on Twitter, which provided some important tidbits of information -- which we have discussed behind the scenes and will have an article or two on shortly, but really what could be more important than this:
@RaysBaseball When will the #Rays erect a Dan Johnson statue, commemerating the legacy and impact of the Great Pumpkin? #AskStu— Toby David (@TobyDavid) April 26, 2016
As soon as he retires. https://t.co/kmeP5DbQZx— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) April 26, 2016
THE GREAT PUMPKIN
HERO TO GENERATIONS OF RAYS FANS
COULD BE THE FIRST MAN WITH A STATUE AT TROPICANA FIELD
If you are not well acquainted with his heroics, I would invite you to re-live all of his greatness:
Classic Player Profile: Dan Johnson
Games of Rays Past: The Legend is Born
Johnson has not yet retired. After a kickstart with Rays camp, he is currently trying his luck spinning a knuckleball in an independent league.