Always nice to have warm and fuzzies in a season of annoyance:
Reds' Harang buys golf cart for attendants
By JOE KAY
AP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - Reds pitcher Aaron Harang found a swift way to
show his appreciation to the team's clubhouse staff.
Harang bought a souped-up, six-seat golf cart for the attendants
who take care of him and the rest of the Reds players. When
clubhouse manager Rick Stowe saw the cart sitting outside the
clubhouse door on Thursday, he was overwhelmed.
Harang had a nearby auto dealership customize a bright red golf
cart, complete with Reds emblems and "CLUBHOUSE STAFF" affixed on
the front. He said the cart cost about $6,500 and was his way of
The attendants will use it to ferry equipment and players around
the ballpark. Until now, they've had to share smaller golf carts.
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