Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 12/14/12
Ten: Young's number and the number of months he'll be on the team starting today. While holiday shopping yesterday, I was taken aback – a leading Philadelphia-area retailer already had no less than six stacks of Michael Young t-shirt jerseys, affectionately known by fans in the Twittersphere and Facebook world as shirseys. Consider for a minute the implications of what buying said shirt has: You are made of money – i.e. you can afford buying a t-shirt of a player that you know for absolute certain is only playing one season with the team whose logo appears on the front You like the novelty of having a shirt that will only be factually accurate in real time for approximately ten months You anticipate liking the novelty of having a shirt that will only have been factually accurate in real time for approximately ten months You like the number 10 You are a Michael Young fan You are an overzealous Sixers fan who saw “Young” and a “1″ and mistook it for a “Swaggy P”, aka Nick Young shi...
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