Fernando Tatis. Mention those two words to any St. Louis Cardinals fan worth his/her salt, and you'll transport them back fourteen years to an April ballgame in Los Angeles. Tatis, the Cardinals third baseman, had already hit one grand slam off Dodgers pitcher Chan Ho Park in the third inning when he came up to bat again in the same inning with the bases loaded.
Oh, yes, he did! Ker-boom! Tatis tattooed a pitch over the outfield wall to become the only player in the MLB to ever get two grand slams -- and eight RBIs -- in one inning. So, how does Tatis follow up his on-field heroics now that he's out of baseball? By engaging in an activity as unusual as his record-setting home runs. He (or someone claiming to be him!) creates drawings in Microsoft Paint and posts the artwork on Twitter.
everyone should check to see if they have the program called Paint its what i use and i just found it— Fernando Tatís (@FernandoTatis17) May 7, 2013
There is, for example, this gem from just a few days ago....
And this one that came in response to a request from a fellow Twitter follower...
Please draw a picture of what it would look like RT @fernandotatis17: skydiving would be scary— james conroy (@jamesconroy) May 7, 2013
Chan Ho...if you are reading this...i hope you are well...today is the day i blasted two grandslams off of you...i am very lucky to face you— Fernando Tatís (@FernandoTatis17) April 23, 2013
Continue on for more of Fernando Tatis's fantastic artwork.