Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the very first tweet and to celebrate the social network that has changed the way fans and athletes interact, Extra Mustard has rounded up the first attempts of notable athletes on the microblogging site.
The inaugural tweets range from intentionally funny (Kobe Bryant, Brandon McCarthy) to unintentionally funny (Mark Cuban) with lots of in between, so take a stroll down memory lane as some of sports biggest names give Twitter a shot for the first time.
Note to self: turkey sausage....bad idea before going on the ice!!!!!— Strombone (@strombone1) September 21, 2011
What's good twitter?— Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) June 18, 2010
test Mark Cuban— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) September 10, 2008
Its me corleone 1st tweet in my life— Tony Allen (@aa000G9) March 7, 2011
out in L.A. for the weekend just had a late birthday celebration for my brother at my agents house. happy bday taylor.— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin32) May 1, 2009
I'm going to bed now. That seems like an appropriate start for me here. Mundane and uninteresting.— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) February 28, 2011
Ok, first tweet I guess..my favorite things are guacamole, Pinot Noir, and long walks on the beach.... Be nice.— dan haren (@ithrow88) September 8, 2014
Chillin at my house.— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 26, 2009
Hello where the he'll is everbody!!— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) May 16, 2009
Welcome to the Official John Calipari Twitter page! Check back later for my first update.— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 23, 2009
twitter is legit...— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) May 26, 2009