When Seth Smith joined the Baltimore Orioles this season, I learned that fans from his last team – the Seattle Mariners – called him “Dad.”
This was because, I was told by one Mariner’s fan, Smith’s “exactly the kind of guy you want looking after the kids …”
And, because he was once seen after a game doing this …
(Don’t roll your eyes at the fact that Seth Smith does the exact same stuff that you probably do all the time and no one tweets about you. That’s just the way it’s gonna be.)
Anyway, Smith’s an Oriole now, and he did two dad-like things last night I wanted to make sure you knew about.