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Hunter Pence Graces April Cover of Philadelphia Magazine

Mar 27, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT

Hunter Pence graces the cover of the April 2012 issue of Philadelphia Magazine with a story by John Gonzalez.

Hunter Pence is the new Chase Utley. Philadelphia is in love with him. And his knees still work. He’s our throwback-style player who will do whatever it takes to win. So on the April cover of Philadelphia Magazine the Phillies right fielder is rocking an old school look.

The accompanying story about the goofy right fielder is by columnist John Gonzalez. We asked Gonzo what we could expect from his piece on Pence.

“The assignment was to determine how and why Hunter Pence was so quickly
and completely accepted here,” Gonzo told us. “Translated into the local vernacular, I
was tasked with figuring out what makes him a ‘Philly guy.’ As anyone
who’s from the area knows, there’s no set criteria for that kind of

On news stands next week.

We’re also told there may be some funny videos to go along with it. Who’s hungry?