Baseball pro and class act Todd Frazier has come 'home' to the Yankees. The Toms River resident is part of a seven player deal made late Tuesday with the Chicago White Sox, putting the Ocean County slugger in new pinstripes. The Yankees promptly re-tweeted a video that Frazier made as Derek Jeter was retiring:

Frazier also has talked about how his own memories of being a young fan meeting Yankee greats has made signing autographs for kids a priority before games as a pro:

There's some conflicted baseball fans across New Jersey, who have been rooting for 'Fraz' since he was a young Toms River Little League champ and have to deal with his new affiliation.

There's also plenty of positive response from fans on Twitter, with lots of NJ baseball lovers clamoring to see the 'Toddfather' play in the Bronx, or at least grab his new Yankee merchandise.

And yes, Frazier is already known as the "Todd Father", dating back to his days in Cincinatti. So fans can expect to see that bootleg logo (like the classic mobster movie) alongside Aaron Judge "All Rise" t-shirts going like hotcakes around Yankee Stadium.


Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee.  A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.

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