BOSTON -- Rays outfielder Sam Fuld became an overnight sensation on Twitter after his performance Monday night against the Red Sox.
Fuld went 4-for-6 with a home run, a triple, two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored in his Fenway Park debut. He also had a hit on Tuesday, as the Rays beat the Red Sox, 3-2, and he drove in a run with a fielder's choice.
His stellar performance on Monday, along with his recent spectacular catch in the outfield, spawned "The Legend of Sam Fuld" and countless Twitter messages about Fuld's prowess.
Here are some of the many clever tweets that have been posted:
"Sam Fuld was once intentionally walked while in the on-deck circle."
"Sam Fuld eats Chick-fil-A on Sundays."
"Honus Wagner bought a Sam Fuld rookie card at auction."
"Sam Fuld once beat the Gas House Gorillas and Bugs Bunny in a day-night doubleheader all by himself."
"Sam Fuld counted to infinity twice."
"Sam Fuld can slam a revolving door."
You get the idea.
Fuld, who attended Stanford, is not a practitioner of Twitter.
"I don't do [Twitter]," he said.
When told about his new popularity, the Rays outfielder laughed.
"Oh, man," he said. "I was not aware of this, I don't know if that's a good or bad thing."
Fuld was asked if he really eats Chick-fil-A on Sundays.
"No, I don't know what that's all about," said Fuld, who did not know that Chick-fil-A is closed on Sundays. "I'm not a Chick-fil-A regular, so I did not know that."