D-backs’ Roberts moonlights as tattoo artist

Mar 25, 2011, 10:34 PM | Updated: 11:47 pm

Ryan Roberts may be tattooing the ball with his bat this spring for the Arizona Diamondbacks, hitting at a .512 clip in Cactus League play, but it’s the work he’s doing with a needle off the field that he may be most proud of.

The D-backs infielder joined Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash and talked about his new hobby: being a tattoo artist.

“I actually practice on myself,” he said. “I added my daughter’s name and footprint on my foot and ankle. Not to brag on myself but I’d say I did a pretty good job.”

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