Sandoval Says He Left Money On Table In San Francisco - RealGM Wiretap
Pablo Sandoval told MLB Network Radio on Tuesday that he didn't give the San Francisco Giants a chance to make a final offer before he left for the Boston Red Sox.
Sandoval signed a five-year LaDainian Tomlinson Jersey , $95 million contract with the Red Sox that includes a $17 million club option. The third baseman said he wouldn't have returned to San Francisco for a larger offer.
"No. I left more money out there. I didn't let the Giants make the final offer," Sandoval said. "I just wanted to get out and try new things, try a new challenge. I just want to be a part of a new challenge."
? Philippe Petit certainly has no fear of heights. This is the French man who came into the spotlight for virtually dancing his way across a wire between the twin towers in New York on one August morning in 1974. Petit's feat has more recently become the subject of the film "man on wire" and has refreshed our minds (those who can remember back to then) as to how amazing this actually was.
Petit had a history of taking what appeared to the observer a casual stroll along high wires strung between famous buildings or structures - the Notre Dame, Louisiana Superdome, The Eiffel Tower and The Sydney Harbor Bridge to name a few. What looks to be casual took a great deal of planning. His walk at the World Trade Centre took six years to plan. Although clearly not afraid of heights Junior Seau Jersey , he had to be aware of every aspect which might have an effect upon his walk - primarily how the buildings moved in the wind. The logistics of how to get a strong enough wire across that famous gap and to gain access without getting caught were also major issues to be overcome.