From Damian Cristodero of the St. Petersburg Times:
Lightning coach Barry Melrose, who claims, “I was a better baseball player than a hockey player,” will throw out the first pitch at Tropicana Field before Monday’s game against the Red Sox.
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My dad used to have season tickets watching the Winnipeg Jets and a defenseman by the name of Barry Melrose. He used to say that Melrose was a heck of a lot better of a coach than he was a player! So, I am sure Melrose isn’t too far off with his baseball remark.