An interview with Cole Hamels
Phillies pitcher talks about differences between East and West coast fans
You grew up obviously on the West Coast. Can you talk a little bit maybe about the West Coast fans, their attitude towards baseball and how you found is it the same, different than East Coast atmosphere over here in Philadelphia?COLE HAMELS: You know, growing up on the West Coast, I think there's more to do. There's more opportunities other than devoting your whole attention to sports. I think on the West Coast everybody is very active. I think they're outside a little bit more and so when you have good weather you can be at the beach. You can be mountain biking. You can be just playing with your kids. Versus being on the East Coast where I think it's just kind of the history and just kind of that long time evolution of sports.
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