September 2, 2011: Before the Red Sox were humiliated by the Texas Rangers, Josh Hamilton spent about 30 minutes on the edge of the field signing autographs, posing for photos and joshin’ with the fans. Josh made memories for many little kids that day and, while watching him do so, he made another fan: Me. Red Sox players should take note. It doesn’t take too much effort to make a fan for life. Across the field, I noticed our own Jarod Saltalamacchia signing autographs for kids just outside the dugout. Is it just a coincidence that Salty was formerly with the Rangers?
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