January 18, 2013

'I Was a Target for a Catfisher': "She eventually told me her name; Hope Porter, a blonde from Texas. Born and raised in Austin and went to the University of Texas. She brought up the College World Series, and how she had seen me pitch. Another stroke to the ego. She was playing it perfectly. Drawing me in. She sent me some pictures that day. No, guys, not nudes." Los Angeles Angels prospect Michael Roth explains how he was romantically pursued by a hoaxster (which is called catfishing).

posted by rcade to baseball at 05:38 PM - 3 comments

This story starts out a little "I never thought I'd write a letter to Penthouse Forum, but ..."

posted by rcade at 05:43 PM on January 18

"I never thought I'd admit that I believed a letter in Penthouse Forum was true and then admit to it in public, but..."

posted by Joey Michaels at 09:08 PM on January 18

At my age, I'm too old to be cougar bait, but I'm still a fan of mature women, win lose or draw. If they're into playing games, at least it'll be something I've heard of before.

posted by beaverboard at 09:47 PM on January 18

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