Andruw Jones

Saturday March 29, 2008

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I was driving on the freeway early in the morning towards the L.A. Coliseum. I wanted to get there early and avoid the parking problems that I had been reading all week. While on the 10 Freeway, I recieved a call from a friend and he gave me a tip that Andruw Jones was scheduled to make an appearance at a Nike store in Beverly Hills. I didn’t know what to do. I wanted to get to the Coliseum as soon as possible. I didn’t want to get stressed out about the parking and I wanted to get there for the FanFest that was scheduled to start at 12pm. But I decided to go to the Andruw Jones event. I called my friend back and asked him to give me directions on how to get there since he has a gps map on his car. Jones was scheduled to be there between 11:30am/12pm I got there a little before 10am. I walked to the store and noticed that it was closed and no one was there. I was starting to doubt that Jones would be there. The store opened at 10am and I went in and asked a employee if Jones was going to be here signing autographs. He said yes. I was excited. Jones was there to promote the new Michael Jordan shoes. It’s a Baseball theme Nike Shoes. It was scheduled to be released that day. Around 10:30 am a line was starting to form. At 11 am a employee made 2 lines. One to buy the Jordan shoes and the other to meet Jones. I got into the Jones line. I didn’t care about the shoes. Jones showed up at 12pm. Once I got to meet him, I greeted him in spanish. (Alot of people don’t know he speaks spanish) “Hola Andruw, como estas, soy un gran fanatico” were some of my words…:) He signed 2 balls for me and gave my wife a 8×10 autograph picture of himself. I wished Jones good luck for the upcoming season and then we headed to the Coliseum!

Next post will be about the Coliseum game….

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4 Comments

That is so cool. I have heard that Andruw is a nice guy. Great pic! Go Dodgers!
Jennifer

Thanks Jennifer!

Roberto

Hi, I guess that much have been exciting to meet Andruw. Btw he also speaks Dutch and Papiamento…maybe next time you can greet him in another language;)

Sorry, I don’t know how to speak in Dutch and Papiamento… But a little Turkish ! lol

Thanks for the comments :)

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