Pinstripes fit Granderson just fine

The newest Yankees outfielder is ready for his closeup and big city scrutiny

Updated: December 30, 2009, 2:46 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

Curtis Granderson is sitting in a locker room in the basement at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he played college ball. He is surrounded by words and deeds -- plaques with motivational sayings on the walls above the lockers and his baseball past in the form of old jerseys that tell his life's story.

The photographer asks him, "Curtis, do you mind putting on the Yankee jersey?" Before the final word is out, the newest member of the reigning world champs grabs the iconic pinstriped ...

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