He had a breakout year in 2011, when his flying acrobatic catches caught the attention of fans and ESPN alike. And although last season had its ups and downs because of injury, outfielder Sam Fuld is still treasuring the memories of his nickname and the accolades. But he's more than humble when he's describing his surfing skills, his family's lofty professions and his connection to some pretty widely known figures of pop culture: Mark Zuckerberg and Dan Brown, to name two. (You'll have to watch the video to get the connection, though.)
Video: Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Sam Fuld
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