The other night, in one of my many instances of tweeting whatever comes to mind, I had an idea that after consideration is not the best, yet it's possible. But in the moment, it was the greatest idea ever created.
How awesome would it be if @Padres prospects showed up to FanFest, set up a table, and held an impromptu autograph session?— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
Awesome idea, right? I mean, I thought it was cool.
"What's that table doing on the warning track?" I'd love it.— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
Just imagine your surprise at seeing a table in the middle of the outfield. Or right outside of the Padres store for no apparent reason?
Padres prospect autograph bingo.... All these ideas are just coming out right now!— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
Prizes for whoever can find as many prospects as possible. And they won't be prominently displayed. They'll just be sitting in the stands. Maybe they'll be off to the side of a real session in sunglasses and fake mustache a la Beastie Boys "Sabotage". That would be a sight to see.
But, seriously. Padres prospects located in random parts of the stadium offering to sign anything. "Meet the Future Throughout Petco Park"— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
It would be good exposure for these guys. But, would they feel bad if people didn't know who they were? Someone on the Missions or even the Chihuahuas probably isn't going to be known by the common fan. Maybe they could wear jerseys with their names on them. However, that also opens up another possibility.
Though, that would mean any one of you could end up doing that and deceiving the people of San Diego into thinking you play baseball.— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
And it would work. I'm sure some of us could pull it off. "Yeah, I'm Cory Spangenberg. Want me to sign something for you? Oh, of course I'll take a picture with you. Say Missions!" This type of idea is a slippery slope.
I'm not going to do this. I promise.— Friar Fever (@FriarFever) January 23, 2014
Now that I've finished this compilation of my own tweets, I turn to you. Do you have any ideas of what you'd want to see at FanFest in 2 weeks? Pull out all the stops, what you say goes. What would you want to see on February 8th? Usually every year we get autograph sessions, panel discussions, a garage sale, and tutorials. But, what else could we get? Ideas, everyone. Lay them all out there. Sky's the limit.
An arts and craft station where kids make their own Padres kites and paper airplanes!
SOMEBODY MAKE THIS HAPPEN!!!
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