Found September 20, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
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We all know that San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is one wild and crazy guy but he takes that zaniness to a whole new level in the below photo.

Check out Brian riding a motorized scooter to AT&T Park while donning some "Back to the Future" Nike sneakers:


(Image courtesy of William Goldblatt)

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