Found April 07, 2013 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: John Buck
TEAMS: New York Mets
NY Mets catcher John Buck has tributes to 9/11, the Statue of Liberty, the New York skyline, the 7 train, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Big Apple on his helmet, thanks to Voodoo Airbrushing where... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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