For many being an honorary fat man may not mean much (or anything good), but here at FatManWriting I think it comes as no surprise that we tend to give some respect and love to those of larger girth.
Now girth--or fatness--can be a metaphorical as well as physical thing. Sometimes a person can have the heart of a FatMan while not actually being large enough that you have skinny people forced to orbit you due to your gravitational pull.
Like Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman.
So why is Aroldis the honorary FatMan of the Day? Well, it's a great little story...
On Sunday when the Reds were playing the Phillies they had a 2-1 heading into the 9th inning. Time for Aroldis Chapman to earn his paycheck and close this one out!
Instead he gives up two solo home runs and the Reds lose 3-2.
Now what's important is the supposed reason why he gave a pair of dingers and blew the save. According to Phillies Spanish-language broadcaster Rickie Ricardo its because ...