BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two local sports legends met Saturday to make an epic trade.
Hall of Fame bowler Danny Wiseman caught Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ home run ball in the 11th inning on Opening Day to lift the O’s over the Minnesota Twins 3-2.READ MORE: Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
Three months later, Wiseman got the ball signed and put his John Hancock on a bowling ball for Jones.
Jones, 32, is in the final year of his six-year, $85.5 million contract.READ MORE: Ex-Hyattsville Police Officer Gets Jail Time For Flashing Gun At Teens
The 32-year-old outfielder has hit 10 home runs and is batting .288.
Wiseman, a Maryland native, was selected as part of the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame class in April.
The Dundalk High School graduate joined the Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 2013 and was rated No. 42 on the list of the PBA’s 50 greatest players in 2008.
Wiseman has won more than $1.5 million dollars in his PBA career and has thrown 43 perfect 300 games in PBA competition.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Pandemic To Blame For High Prices At Grocery Stores