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The story behind new Oriole Travis Snider's interesting Twitter handle
The story behind new Oriole Travis Snider's interesting Twitter handle

I had the opportunity to speak with new Orioles outfielder Travis Snider by phone on Wednesday. During our conversation, I had to sneak in a question about Snider's Twitter handle, @LunchboxHero45, which has to be one of the most creative I've seen. Snider, who grew up about 20 minutes north of Seattle, said the story dates back to his first year of high school, when he made the varsity football team as a freshman. He said back then he was about the same size he is now, 6 feet tall and 225 pounds, and after one game, he impressed his older teammates with his ability to put down a lot of food. “The older kids took me to Taco Bell one night after the game, and I put on...

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