MINNEAPOLIS Now that the baseball season is nearly two months old, Vance Worley has settled into his surroundings as a member of the Twins. But when the right-hander moved to Minnesota this offseason, he had one item of business he had to adjust to.
Where to put all of his shoes?
Since he was a teenager, Worley has made a hobby out of collecting sneakers. A former basketball player during his childhood in Sacramento, Worley always had to have the coolest sneakers from the biggest NBA stars. Michael Jordan, Gary Payton, Penny Hardaway Worley had all of their shoes.
The favorites were a pair of oxidized green Air Jordan XIVs. It was the first pair of Jordans that Worley ever bought, but his family's house was broken into when he was 12 and the shoes were stolen before he ever got the chance to wear them during basketball season.
As he got older, the collection started to grow. Once he started collecting paychecks as a professional baseball player, Worley had more money to buy more s...