Found November 26, 2011 on Hall of Very Good:
So, did you hear the one about Albert Pujols not returning to the "Birds"

What...are you not one of the more than 75,000 that follows Miami Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison on Twitter?

If missed this.
Breaking News: Talked to my boy Pujols, he said he wont be playing with the Birds anymore...
Begin social media *********. Within minutes, the RTs and messages to the self-proclaimed Twittaholic numbered in the hundreds. Iit only took 12 minutes for "LoMo" to remove the wool from in front of his followers' eyes.
Should've been more clear, my buddy Renee Pujols' landlord is making him get rid of his beloved pet cockatoos...
Fun was had. Fools were made. But, I'm not sure what's funnier. The fact that Morrison pulled one over on Twitter or that people bought into it. Hook. Line. Sinker. Then again, some of these people are probably the same ones that, the day Apple's Steve Jobs passed away, posted stuff like this. From their iPhones.


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