"That story still haunts me," said Myers managing a smile.
The natural follow-up by another reporter was whether Myers had actually asked the Royals to turn on the fountain.
"I did," said Myers sheepishly. "I was 18, all right?"
For the record, Myers added that the Royals did not turn on the fountain.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.