Oakland A’s Gold-Glover Takes Fans on Scavenger Hunt throughout Walnut Creek on Friday Morning

August 30, 2013 9:07 am · 26 comments

Josh Reddick, the right-fielding gold-glover for the Oakland A’s took fans on a surprise scavenger hunt throughout the City of Walnut Creek late Thursday night and early Friday morning.

Reddick, who is currently on the disabled list with a wrist injury, posted a message on his twitter account (@joshreddick16), saying….

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And of course, some had to questions the safety of choosing Walnut Creek….

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And they also had to wonder whether or not he was just joking….

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Reddick then posted several clues throughout the next two hours….

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There were a lot of happy fans….

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And it seems like Reddick had fun in Downtown Walnut Creek….

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Here’s the last, and probably best tweet of the night by Reddick….

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Even if you’re not an A’s fan, you gotta love this guy.

1 HavingFun August 30, 2013 at 9:11 AM

That’s cool, good fun.

2 Dog Meat August 30, 2013 at 9:16 AM

I GOT A CARD LAST NIGHT!! He is the best! I couldn’t take a picture because my camera was crap and not working. THANK YOU JOSH REDDICK!! Go A’s!!!!

3 C.G. August 30, 2013 at 9:17 AM

Dang I follow him on twitter and I missed this. WOW that would of been fun. He is such a crack up. Love him

4 ACC August 30, 2013 at 9:20 AM

that was very cool of him.

5 East Bay Transplant August 30, 2013 at 9:22 AM

very cool

6 JoMama August 30, 2013 at 9:22 AM

The “bad” part of Walnut Creek? Does such a place exist in WC?

7 Bubba 94521 August 30, 2013 at 9:22 AM

How fun! What a great guy!

8 Sylvia August 30, 2013 at 9:23 AM

He is hands down the best outfielder in the Bay Area. I love Josh Reddick.

9 This guy August 30, 2013 at 9:29 AM

That is love for ur fans! Stay amazing josh!!!!

10 jtkatec August 30, 2013 at 9:46 AM

Great idea. When will Sean Connery do this?

11 Gangstas read Claycord August 30, 2013 at 9:57 AM

3rd ave is “bad”

12 Bishop Estates August 30, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Very cool!

13 MadMom August 30, 2013 at 10:19 AM

That was awesome! What a fun thing to do!
@ JoMama…I was thinking the same thing! :p

14 Sheila August 30, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Sounds like fun! Sorry we missed it.

I grew up in WC. The apts./homes in downtown area aren’t that nice.

15 Anon August 30, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Notice he did not do this in Concord…………
Its a card- if you want one–go buy one
Don’t drive like hell & crash…..notice the Tilly’s store in the photo?? – that might be a clue………..

16 Mr. Pink August 30, 2013 at 11:07 AM

Very cool, Josh. Going to the game tonight. Wish you were playing!

17 Reddick Rules! August 30, 2013 at 11:11 AM

He’s actually seen in walnut creek often…must live nearby

18 Reddick Rules! August 30, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Hopefully the owners of Locust Street Mall see how embarrassingly dilapidated their “mall” is and fix it up!! Hanging letters and that old broken light fixture?? Be a responsible business owner!!

19 But wait! August 30, 2013 at 11:46 AM

No card left in a PIE shop?

20 JT August 30, 2013 at 12:35 PM

@ JoMama (#6)…. are you really that naive?
I used to have an apartment on Creekside Drive. That was one BAD area, druggies/fights/etc….. it is truly the “Monument Drive of Walnut Creek” over there…

21 Em Dubya August 30, 2013 at 12:46 PM

That’s great!

Life’s too short not to have a little creative fun.

22 Pleasant Hill Resident I August 30, 2013 at 1:17 PM

How fun! What a cool guy– I’m sure he ‘made the day’ of a lot of people.

@JoMama #6 Haha seriously! Although the Creekside area is kinda considered the ‘ghetto’ of Walnut Creek…

23 MommaToTwo August 30, 2013 at 1:46 PM

Creekside would be the worst part of WC…but always has been.

24 Bullwinkle August 30, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Wow im jealous

25 LMS August 30, 2013 at 8:41 PM

Not even an A’s fan but that is awesome!!!

26 Cassandra August 30, 2013 at 9:03 PM

We’re huge A’s fans! Sorry we missed this.

I love Josh Reddick! I hope everybody had fun.

Maybe next year……

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