There’s a saying that the Internet is undefeated. However, the Internet also never forgets.
Any time a player gets drafted or signed to a new team, inevitably, the fans of that team search through the Twitter archives of that player to unearth some sort of post that, years later, can be taken completely out of context. Enter new Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta, who posted this tweet in 2012 that has aged beautifully and now works in perfect context as he heads to Philadelphia.
Where's the best cheesesteak in Philly?— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) June 25, 2012
Arrieta sent this tweet as a member of the Baltimore Orioles, but the team was not in Philadelphia at the time. The O’s had an off day between home series, so maybe he took a day trip to Philly. Either way, the replies are rolling in to this nearly six-year-old tweet.
Dalessandros in Roxborough Jake!— Mark Gubicza (@Markgubicza) March 11, 2018
Steve's Prince of Steaks pic.twitter.com/o5AygXjNGz— Arie & Al (@OfficialReview) March 11, 2018
Citizens Bank Park, of course!— Cindy Webster (@CindyWeb94) March 11, 2018
They are all delish, it’s personal preference though all different desires lol— Nick #NB9ers (@49erFaithful365) March 11, 2018
Shoutout to this guy, who now owes Arrieta a cheesesteak after this post from last month.
Come to Philly and I'll buy you one!!!— sportingrev (@sportingrev) February 23, 2018
Before you send Arietta suggestions, we have to point out that in his next start after having, presumably, his first-ever Philly cheesesteak, he went only 3.2 innings, allowing eight hits and five earned against a 68-win Indians team.
On that note, where would you send him to get his first cheesesteak as a member of the Phillies?