People of Tampa Bay, you’ve had one of the best teams in baseball for half a decade now, and this year’s team is in the playoff hunt with less than two weeks to go. Yet you continually finish near the bottom in attendance (you’re last this year).
What does this team need to do to get you to come to the game — have a near-naked fan storm the field and try to steal second base?
Well, then come on down to the Trop, because in the words of Will Ferrell: That just happened!.
With a whopping 10,724 fans in attendance at Monday night’s game against the slumping Texas Rangers, somebody clad in his tighty whities did a flip over the Rangers dugout and onto the field in the fifth inning, made a line for second base, reached for the bag and was wiped out by security before he could make his getaway. Yeah, he was caught stealing.