Weekly Hypothetical: You can photobomb any notable St. Louis sports moment. Go.
At some point, we’ve all encountered and probably been the culprit in a photobomb. As the camera shudder closes to capture any notable scene, there’s at least a chance that someone will slide in behind the intended target and ruin the picture.
Photobombing is at its peak in the sports world, where the unscripted drama is often enhanced by the decidely scripted action of an uninvited participant.
We’re thinking maybe Johan Santana might like a framed picture of his Mets teammates mobbing him after his no-hitter…just one that doesn’t include the jean-shorted hooligan leaping onto the pile.
Maybe Hank Aaron would have been able to relish the photo of his most famous homerun trot if a random hippy wasn’t jogging next to him in it.
Sometimes its intentional, sometimes it’s not. It doesn’t matter. These days a quality photobomb can let you experience stardom, if only for a brief moment. It all leads to this week’s hypothetical:
Let’s do it.
If you were given the opportunity to hijack a portrait of any memorable St. Louis sports moment via a photobomb, what moment would you choose and why?
We’ll read the top three answers on Episode 13 of The JoeSportsFan Show this Friday and give a JSF logo t-shirt to the lucky individual that scores top honors. You can throw your hat into the ring one of three ways:
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