Florida Senate - 2016                            (NP)    SR 1726
       By Senator Montford
       3-01934-16                                            20161726__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution congratulating Madison’s own Lorenzo
    3         Lamar Cain on his exceptional play for the Kansas City
    4         Royals in defeating the New York Mets in the 2015
    5         World Series.
    7         WHEREAS, Lorenzo Lamar Cain graduated from Madison County
    8  High School, where he played on the school’s baseball team and,
    9  while attending Tallahassee Community College, was drafted by
   10  the Milwaukee Brewers in the 17th round of the 2004 Major League
   11  Baseball draft, and
   12         WHEREAS, Lorenzo Lamar Cain made his major league debut
   13  with the Milwaukee Brewers on July 16, 2010, against the Atlanta
   14  Braves, and
   15         WHEREAS, following a trade that sent him to the Kansas City
   16  Royals after the 2010 season, Lorenzo Lamar Cain had a
   17  spectacular 2014 postseason in which he had a .533 batting
   18  average, eight hits, and five runs; tied George Brett’s
   19  franchise record for the most hits in a postseason game; and was
   20  named the American League Championship Series Most Valuable
   21  Player, and
   22         WHEREAS, Lorenzo Lamar Cain was chosen to start in the 2015
   23  Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and
   24         WHEREAS, Lorenzo Lamar Cain completed the 2015 regular
   25  season with career highs in batting average, home runs, runs
   26  scored, and runs batted in (RBI), and his three-RBI performance
   27  in Game 5 of the 2015 World Series assisted the Kansas City
   28  Royals in defeating the New York Mets and taking home the
   29  Commissioner’s Trophy, NOW, THEREFORE,
   31  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   33         That Madison’s own Lorenzo Lamar Cain is congratulated on
   34  his exceptional play for the Kansas City Royals in defeating the
   35  New York Mets in the 2015 World Series.
   36         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution, with
   37  the Seal of the Senate affixed, be presented to Lorenzo Lamar
   38  Cain as a tangible token of the sentiments of the Florida
   39  Senate.