Saturday, June 10, 2023

Why did Randy Arozarena train with his boots in the World Baseball Classic?

Randy Arozarena did it again, with Mexico batting in his traditional cowboy boots, before the game against the United States.

True to his lineage, the Cuban-born baseball player wore the shoes that brought him luck again, this time in the World Baseball Classic.

But why does Randy Arozarena use knight boots in training?

Let’s go back to his season with Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican Pacific League of 2017, where he finished with 14 home runs.

“I remember a very beautiful story that started in Mexico when I played in the Mexican Pacific League and that my friend Paul Leon lent me some boots and I told him that he would give me luck,” he shared. in an interview with Sandra Samaniego, televangelist.

Adding that “it happened that I was the leader at home to run in Mexico, and I did it again in the World Series, and in the playoffs; so I’m here to see if he gives me another chance.”

The naturalized Mexican cabal arrived at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, when he took the brown boots from the stands that he had worn in practice fighting.

And boy did Randy Arozarena bring luck against the United States, who was one of the heroes of Mexico’s 11-5 rout, finishing with three hits, three runs and two RBIs in five at-bats.

In left field, along with Joey Meneses, they were the ones who led the offense of the ninth line of Benjamín Gil, who got a golden victory against the classic World Baseball Champion.

Now, the Aztec team will have a rest today, who will return to work tomorrow to face Great Britain in the Chase field.

The history of Randy Arozarena’s shoes in the MLB

Randy Arozarena made a surprise appearance while wearing the Tampa Bay Rays prior to the 2020 American League Division Series against the Yankees, as Brent Honeywell received his shoes and became a major league hitter.

“I started calling them ‘power boots.’ My teammates started saying they gave me luck and so I put them on two days before the game. And they worked, I was able to hit my home run in the first run. at-bat bat” he recalled a few years ago to share the story .

Nation World News Desk
Nation World News Desk
Nation World News is the fastest emerging news website covering all the latest news, world’s top stories, science news entertainment sports cricket’s latest discoveries, new technology gadgets, politics news, and more.
Latest news
Related news


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here