In today’s high-paced football offenses, hand signals from the sidelines are of utmost importance to keep up the hectic pace.
The players stare back blankly, as you look around the locker room trying to figure out who is sitting where. For a beat writer covering the Komets, every year – sometimes every month – re-education is necessary in learning the names, faces and locations of the players involved.
Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed. With an NL Rookie of the Year award and MVP plaque, with two World Series rings at age 27, and the possibility of earning a third in the next 10 days, the San Francisco Giants catcher is among the candidates to become baseball’s most popular star after the retirement of Derek Jeter.