Now, the thing is... who the hell would ever dream of writing an article comparing Sal Fasano to Alex Rodriguez? But, that's exactly what the NYDN did in this article: Phillies role player has one thing A-Rod doesn't: Respect.
Rodriguez is a lot like "Titanic" - the movie, that is - a big-budget award winner with millions of supporters, but seemingly just as many detractors. Fasano's Philadelphia story would be more like "Office Space," a cult hit that nobody could have expected - not to mention his striking resemblance to Diedrich Bader's character in that film.
Well, anyway. I haven't quite finished working with all the pictures I took in Philly, but this was one of my favorites, actually, showing how Fasano's fans have been getting into the act:
Screw Billy Wagner, South Philly has a new hero.
Unfortunately, you know, when I think about it, the closest thing Seattle currently has to Sal's Pals is the Kitsap Kounty Klan, aka Willie's Worshippers.