Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 2/3/13
Mike Trout continues to show skills beyond his years — even off the field. After a young fan reached out to the Los Angeles Angels outfielder after being cut from his junior varsity team, Trout, the 21-year-old New Jersey native, responded with this simple but sound advice: This just made my day thank you so much @trouty20 twitter.com/MTPkingjames/s… — James Croft (@MTPkingjames) February 2, 2013 The 2012 Rookie of the Year amazed everyone with his talent at the plate, on the base paths and in the field. I guess you could say his philosophy worked out pretty good for himself. Maybe it'll help lead this young fan to better things too.
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