Orlando Hudson Newsbeat
Monday, March 04, 2013
For those who have known Orlando, it’s not difficult to associate him with his well-worn nickname - The “O-Dog.” He’s gregarious and outspoken. He’s the kind of guy who wears his emotions on his sleeve and his initials embroidered on the outside of his shirt cuff. His on-field persona involves some mix of flair and grit. A second baseman with limited power and decent speed, his calling card for many years was highlight-inducing defense. He speaks quickly and often, and you might catch him hugging an umpire. Some writers were rubbed the wrong way by Orlando, but that’s mostly because he wasn’t aware of any requirement that he tell anything other than the truth.
As someone who knows the O-Dog said to me: “There’s English, there’s Spanish, there’s Japanese and then there’s Orlando Hudson.”
Posted: March 04, 2013 at 01:36 PM | 8 comment(s)
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