In 2001, I fulfilled a lifelong dream when I played a total of 3.2 innings with the Frontier League's Gateway Grizzlies during their inaugural season.
The game is the same one we have all played since childhood. But upon arrival, you realize it's a different game from the one you played in college.
Any college athlete can be a big fish in a small pond, as I guess was the case during my days at York College in Nebraska.
Professional baseball is a totally different ballgame.
It is a business, a machine that can only succeed if the best players are out there. Especially the independent “scene,” which can be viewed as a revolving door of talent, or a stepping-stone for unsigned draft picks, looking to improve upon their draft value.
With the 2010 MLB Draft tomorrow, phenom Bryce Harper , who is regarded as the most highly-touted position player e...
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