Grant Balfour improvises camouflage cap with a couple Sharpies

Improvisation?

With Independence Day yesterday, teams throughout Major League Baseball wore camouflage caps to honor the military that served to provide us freedom in America.

It’s a nice gesture and all proceeds of these caps sold at stadiums and online go directly to the Welcome Back Veterans Fund, so it’s a good thing all around.

As I was watching the A’s-Red Sox game on TV yesterday, I noticed that reliever Grant Balfour’s cap was not the issues camouflaged cap. (This is what it is supposed to look like.) It appears to be a regular home cap with the logo filled in with marks from a Sharpie.

I asked some beat writers but none of them were able to get a chance to ask Balfour why he wore that. Did he misplace his cap? Is it because he’s Australian? I wonder what the reason is.

2 thoughts on “Grant Balfour improvises camouflage cap with a couple Sharpies

  1. He didn’t like the way the camouflage hat felt on his head. So he used a regular hat and colored it, obviously he could use a bit of help in the art department.

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