There’s a number of reasons why I’m the one writing this post and not the usual ladies who do these. I see Murph fairly frequently, as I watch the Mets more nights than not. I also have a multitude of accidental fanservice photos of Murph (which you’ll see in this post) because he has a habit of fanservicing himself unintentionally.
But the main reason? Daniel Murphy is the namesake of my internet-famous (not really) cat.
Can you blame me? I was a sophomore in college recently returned from a Spring Training trip when I found that six-week-old kitten. He didn’t look like a Jed, so I couldn’t call him after my all-time favorite person to do anything with baseball, Jed Lowrie, but he did look an awful lot like a Murphy, so Murphy it was. My roommate and I had just discovered that Daniel Murphy was extremely good-looking, too, so his name popped into my head. As you can see, we were clearly right:
More photos of Human!Murphy after the jump. I’ll let you know if they’re not mine, which will be somewhat unlikely since I have so many, but you get the idea.
And because I can, here’s one of Cat!Murphy: