Everything that is old is new, and for pitcher Tanner Roark, this retro look was brand new. The Nationals right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark showed up to yesterday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a completely new look.
Tanner Roark's parents once left him at the Grand Canyon. pic.twitter.com/i3GQxm7ZqA
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“I don’t know,” he said, before going on to explain. “I told (pitching coach Derek) Lilliquist I was going to do it for my next start. And he said: ‘You won’t.’ I was going to line up my beard, but then I just decided to do this. I forget that I have it sometimes. When I look by a mirror, I see myself and it surprises me and makes me laugh. It’s always a good thing to laugh.”
Tanner Roark looks like the guy who brought the bicycle to Deadwood pic.twitter.com/SnwAf48ur6
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