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He can't believe it eitherOnce upon a time. I was a baseball player. I had baseball playing friends, baseball playing good times and baseball playing habits. I had a dream, just like every other 10 year old out there, to play in the big leagues one day. I was going to be a star. Then this crazy thing called reality happened. Luckily for me, it wasn't a heat seeking baseball hell bent on crushing the back of my skull that forced me to rethink my life's path. In Adam Greenberg's case, that was exactly the case. Unfortunate as it was, that's life.Adam's Story has been told around the internet ad nauseum. As well as the one more at bat campaign that eventually led to the "serious" Major League organization in Miami to grant him his one more at bat. In case you missed it. Here's what happened.....Your browser does not support iframes.It's kind of cruel to have him come up in his one at bat, to face R.A. ******* Dickey, don't ya think? Oh well...
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