What was yourwelcome-to-the-big-leagues moment?
I made my debutin San Diego [with the Mets in 2002]. That was a dream, because I grew up inSan Diego and was a season-ticket holder. I had about 40 friends and familythere every night for that series. I was trying not to embarrass myself. All myat bats were pinch hits--I think I was 0 for 2.
Your mostembarrassing moment?
In Boston thisyear I was playing leftfield, and I dropped a fly ball. About three inningslater I caught a fly ball and got a standing O. I tipped my hat to the fanssitting on the Monster.
Playing with myson, Chase. He's two. He rides a little four-wheeler--one of those PowerWheels--and I chase him around. He's not a bad driver, but he runs into treesnow and then.
If I weren'tplaying baseball I'd be ...
coaching collegebaseball. I went to UNC-Asheville, but I would coach anywhere.
Wigginton, whohas a career-high 20 homers, went 5 for 11 in a three-game series againstToronto.
Tampa Bay hoststhe Yankees, against whom Wigginton broke his left wrist after being hit by apitch on July 29.
TOM DIPACE (WIGGINTON PLAYING); MIKE CARLSON/ICON SMI (WIGGINTON HEAD SHOT)