Take one part Yasiel Puig crazy …
Stir in Adrian Beltre …
… and that thing about people touching his head.
Toss in last summer’s nacho incident with Addison Russell …
And, there. You’ve got Walter Scott “Steve” Brodie.
No, wait. We need some angry David Ortiz, too.
There. Walter Scott “Steve” Brodie.
Goofy. Quirky. A bit of a mean streak.
The starting centerfielder of the 1896 Baltimore Orioles, Brodie wasn’t the greatest player on that legendary team, but he wasn’t the worst either.
1896 Baltimore Orioles. Brodie, Middle Row, Far Left.
He was loved by fans nearly everywhere he played, including Boston, St. Louis, and Baltimore, but not Pittsburgh, because … well, they had their reasons.