Wendell wears respect for hunting proudly

Updated: April 28, 2005, 11:25 AM ET
By Brett Pauly | ESPNOutdoors.com senior editor — April 9, 2002

He's a guy who wears his hunting trophies around his neck and has bagged a wild turkey on the morning before a game in which he pitched.

He's been known to brush his teeth in the dugout and conform to superstitious game-time routines.

And his wife once was resigned to phone for a search-and-rescue effort when he failed to come home from a hunt.

Indeed, Philadelphia Phillies reliever Turk Wendell is a character, and he loves his hunting as much as his does his sport.

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