Jason Kipnis was the 2012 opening day starter at second baseman for the Cleveland Indians. Aaron Hoffman was a kid who played in one of the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association All-Star games at Progressive Field last summer. During the festivities, Hoffman and some friends snuck into the Indians clubhouse where Hoffman – a 3rd baseman – found Kipnis’ phone number on his golf bag. 6 months later, Hoffman worked up the nerve to text Kipnis.
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