Way back in 2010, when men were men, I approached my readers with a simple proposition:
Please create some head shots for me.
The motivation for this request was simple: as one who chronicles the weirdest and wackiest that the Minors have to offer, it seemed necessary to represent myself in a manner that corresponded to the topic matter. And who better to help with this task than those within (or interested in) the industry?
And, of course:
But times change, and I’m not sure that these images remain indicative of the Minor League Baseball blogging zeitgeist. So I need some new ones, and again I’m asking for YOUR help. Here are a few pictures to play with, taken within the darkest recesses of MiLB.com HQ.
I know that there are a lot of scoreboard graphic wizards out there, as well defacement aficionados and clip art enthusiasts. So, please, take a few minutes out of your day in order to doctor the above photos in any way you see fit. There’s no wrong way to go about this — my ultimate goal is simply to have a bunch of different pictures that I can use throughout the season, images that, in their own way, will help to illuminate the sphere in which I operate.
I’ll be collecting your submissions throughout the remainder of March, with a post highlighting the best (and worst) appearing sometime near Opening Day.
Thank you in advance for your support!
There’s more to come in this series of season-prep blog posts. But, for now, I’ll simply sign off with what I believe to be the greatest photo I’ve ever been involved with.
Knoebel’s Amusement Park, 2009: