The "Legend of Sam Fuld"
Of Sam Fuld's penchant for making highlight-reel catches earned many to ponder the "Legend of Sam Fuld," and even sparked a Super Sam superhero cape giveaway.
Now, thanks to teammate Elliot Johnson, there will be a catchy, movie-style T-shirt floating around.
Johnson had the idea of having a T-shirt designed playing off the Legends of the Fall movie poster, the one with actor Brad Pitt. For the T-shirt, Pitt was replaced by Fuld, who is shown diving (with an ESPY in his hand), with the words, "After the Dive, the Legend Begins," written at the bottom.
At the top, is the head of Sam Fuld, followed by Chuck Norris and the "Dos Equis Guy."
Johnson, who sent the idea over graphic design whiz Erik Ruiz, who works for the team, and he quickly came up with a prototype. The "poster" version was put up in the clubhouse next to the lineup card. Johnson said he "couldn't have asked for more" from Ruiz's work, and hopes to have T-shirts made at some point.
Fuld, who had no idea what Johnson was up to, had rave reviews.
"It's amazing," he said.
— JOE SMITH