Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 6/11/13
For one morning, Ben Zobrist went back to school and made a fans day. On May 28, the Tampa Bay Rays infielderoutfielder was a special guest of second-grader Alex Ortiz of Corbett Preparatory School of Independent Day School in Tampa. Alex, 7, won the chance to enjoy Zobrists company as part of the annual Take Ben Zobrist to School event sponsored by MetroPCS. Alex introduced Zobrist at an assembly. Zobrist also visited Alexs classroom, where he signed autographs and answered questions from students. In time, Alex and Zobrist took a moment to play baseball on the playground. It has been really fun spending a lot of time with him. Alex said that day. There are so many fans that he has. It is so special to have him here. Talk about superutility! @thezobrists pitches to his new friend from @metropcstampa TakeZobristToSchool contest. twitter.comRaysPartnerss Rays Partners (@RaysPartners) May 28, 2013 You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at aastleford@gmail.com.
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