Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/13/12
While Philadelphia Phillies fans may have been waiting with bated breath for Josh Hamilton or B.J. Upton, the center fielder for the 2013 season will instead be a guy few of them heard of before this month. Even so, it didn't take them long to like Ben Revere, and vice versa. On the final day of the winter meetings, the Phils made a trade with the Minnesota Twins that netted them Revere, 24. Through social media, Revere struck a chord with Phillies fans. For instance, someone on Twitter made a photo-shopped cartoon of Revere as Paul Revere, on horseback with a lantern in his hand. Revere took the joke and went with it, making it the background on his Twitter page. "They have been just showing me love with open arms," Revere said Dec. 13 when he met the Philadelphia media for the first time. "A buddy of mine lives up here, and he said they are different than Minnesota fans. But I know they know the game of baseball a lot. They know about the keys, and they know about hustle." ...
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