Carlos Gomez goes on Sports Illustrated cover
May 10, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez (27) is greeted in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Miller Park. Image by Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
The Milwaukee Brewers' center fielder who leaps outfield walls in a single bound will now grace the cover of one of the world's premier sports magazines.
Carlos Gomez has made a regional cover of Sports Illustrated.
27 years after one of my fave boyhood SI covers (Rob Deer!), the Brewers are back with No. 27 (Carlos Gomez) pic.twitter.com/zSmZUOdXsZ— Luke Winn (@lukewinn) May 14, 2014
Gomez has been in the news for a number of noteworthy achievements, some dubious, some spectacular, some fun, some meaningful:
Two catches robbing the Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto of home runs
A pink goatee for Mother's Day
Bringing a Brewers fan to happy tears with an autograph