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98.7 FM listeners tell their favorite stories of meeting the famous

Larry Fitzgerald Jr. smiles before putting on the 10th green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

“Who is the most famous person you have ever sat near at a game, restaurant or event? And did you talk to them?”

That was the question posed to the Bickley & Marotta listeners over Twitter on Thursday. And the responses came flooding in.

Since 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station is indeed a sports program, many of the 200-plus responses were about fans meeting their favorite athletes. Some of the memories were so dull they were hilarious. Others were obscure.

Without fact-checking the truthfulness of our listeners’ messages, here are a select handful of the best stories of sports fans meeting the famous.

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