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Adam Wainwright solicits suggestions for legendary first tweet — in his first tweet

The St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Wainwright took some flak — and that's putting it lightly — on Twitter a couple weeks back for admitting that he intentionally gave Derek Jeter a few pitches in the MLB All-Star Game.

Later, in an interview with FOX's Erin Andrews, he sighed: "I don't love social media."

That may be because social media can be really, really mean. It may also be because Wainwright apparently hasn't quite grasped how it works. The pitcher joined Twitter today, amassing thousands of followers before sending a single tweet. And when he did, it was this:

So, the second tweet, that one will be legendary, for real.

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