The suggested going rate for a tip at a restaurant is about 15 percent, but it appears Katelyn Davis, wife of Royals pitcher Wade Davis, was feeling a little more generous than that. After she and a few other players’ wives finished a pre-game meal at a suburban Kansas City restaurant, she left a ticket to Game 1 of the World Series for their server. Pretty generous move, huh? The average price for a Game 1 ticket was about $955, but let’s be honest, to a fan dying to be there, that’s as close to priceless as a ticket can get. [Photos: Best of World Series Game 1 - Giants at Royals ] And if you tuned in to Game 1 of the World Series, you undoubtedly spotted a dude in bright orange sitting in the front row behind home plate and wondered who he was and what he was doing there. Turns out he’s a lawyer named Laurence Leavy from Miami , and he’s got a claim to the title of the Marlins’ biggest fan. Why was he there? He goes to every big sporting event he can, especially if it’s a baseball game. Mystery solved. Finally, there’s a new member of the public movement to reinstate Georgia running back Todd Gurley after his autograph controversy, and it’s none other than Gurley himself. He was spotted wearing a ‘Free Gurley’ T-shirt in Athens on the eve of Georgia announcing it plans to file reinstatement papers with the NCAA. Good news for Gurley. – - – - – - – The Yahoo Sports Mad Dash is a roundup of the morning’s trending stories from across the sports landscape. Check it out every day to see what’s buzzing.
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