Chris Davis: Baltimore's strongman

As the first baseman's monstrous home runs continue to soar, so do the Orioles

Originally Published: June 5, 2013
By Eddie Matz | ESPN The Magazine

The tankini says it all. A couple of hours before an early May home game with the visiting Royals, Chris Davis roams the halls of the Orioles clubhouse, his massive upper body sardined into a gray Nike tank top. This is not one of those athletic tank tops, the kind with the wide shoulders that you might see on an asphalt blacktop in West Baltimore. No sir. This one is straight out of a cheesy 1987 spring break flick -- at least two sizes too small and complete with navy piping and a Day-Glo mango ...

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