I’m not sure you’ll get a chance to talk to Bryce Harper(Hagerstown Suns) this weekend, but what about having Brandon Phillips(Cincinnati Reds) at your next little league game???

Posted by Andy Durham on May 20, 2011 at 12:57 pm under Amateur, Professional | Read the First Comment

from yahoosports.com:

When it comes to youth baseball, players are sometimes responsible for bringing postgame drinks and snacks for the team.

Connor Echols, however, recently put a new spin on the tradition and brought an All-Star from his local Major League Baseball team, instead.

In what may well represent the pinnacle of modern technological achievement, the 14-year-old Cincinnati Flames third baseman was able to lure Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips to his U-14 select team game last week by issuing a simple suggestion over Twitter …

Did I ever tell you about the time that I was at a baseball signing with Derek Jeter and Crash Davis in the same day here in Greensboro?

To heck with my mess, CLICK HERE to read all about this dream encounter, for this youth baseball team in Cincinnati and how Brandon Phillps ended up taking the “Conner Echols Challenge”……..


  • 77 Hornet said,

    Brandon’s parents met at Shaw University in Raleigh where he was born.