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Vladimir Nunez Vinci Glove Debut

nunezkissglove July 2008.  The Atlanta Braves were playing the Washington Nationals. It was a Saturday night. With Vladimir Nunez being a reliever, we weren’t sure if he would get into the game. Well, he did, and guess what? He wore Vinci. We had initially seen him warming up in the bullpen, and as he stepped up to the rubber he actually kissed the baseball glove. He knew he was the first person to wear Vinci in the Majors. He knew the story of Benjamin Vinci and the story behind it all. It was a very emotional night that really meant a lot to us. Read more...