Adam Greenberg’s last appearance on the baseball field was more than seven years ago. As you probably have heard, Greenberg was hit in the head with a 92 mph fastball during his first and only pitch of his MLB career, on July 9, 2005.
That was until Tuesday night. Greenberg was given a second chance by the Miami Marlins, who gave him a one-day contract and guaranteed at least one at-bat.
Greenberg faced R.A. Dickey on Tuesday night and struck out in three pitches, but that’s far from the point.
No matter what happened during Greenberg’s at bat, this is a great story for anyone who believes in second chances.
Here’s the video of Greenberg being offered the contract:
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