Over the weekend Barry Bonds yada..yada..yada...enough said. What I wanted to learn more about was the fan who caught the ball.
millionaire fan, Tyler Snyder, was in the right place at the right time. After the game he was asked if he would give the ball to Bonds.
"Hell no, I hate that guy."
Okay Tyler how bout meeting the man himself.
"Maybe. But I don't really care for the guy."
You rock in my book Tyler. I don't know if he's more of Bonds hater because he's cheated his way to the record or the cheating has greatly reduced the value of the baseball. Speculation has it the ball would be sold for five figures instead of the 700 HR ball which sold for $804,129. I'd hate him for making me buy nice car instead of a really nice Ferrari.
From his 15 minutes of fame, I like Tyler already. He turned down an offer of $50,000 for the ball from Giant fans in the stands. He wants to be on Jimmy Kimmel. So cool. So what will he do with the money assuming he auctions off the ball? He said he plans on using it to help his father, a retired carpet installer who has Parkinson's disease.
I like this kid even more.
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