|borrowed from The News Tribune|
The Vogelmonster hit seven homers in the championship round, but was bested by Bryce Brentz, from Pawtucket of the International League. Rumor has it Bryce Brentz has been drug tested every day, and twice on Sunday, since the derby. (Yeah, not a legit rumor, but it makes me feel better about Vogelbach coming in second.)
Vogelbach is my favorite player in professional baseball right now. Part of it is because I truly believe he can mash, but it's also because he's a very hard worker AND he's a great guy. Here's a little snippet from the above linked article backing up his character:
To celebrate a nice night in Vogelbach's career, how about a new card? I've been sitting on this one for awhile and it's the crown jewel of my Vogelbach player collection.