MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers reliever Kameron Loe knew he could always count on hearing his grandfather's voice at his baseball games. From little league through his college days as a pitcher at Cal State-Northridge, Loe's grandfather Howard Pound would always be there, always delivering his typical cheer from within the crowd.
"Hubba, hubba!" Pound would yell from the stands. Loe still isn't exactly sure why he said that particular phrase Pound had explained to him that he learned it in the military as a sort of rallying cry but no matter what, Loe could count on hearing his grandfather's voice yelling from the stands, game in and game out.
And even as Pound grew older and Loe's baseball career took him from Texas to Japan and finally to Milwaukee each destination thousands of miles away from Pound, who lived in California his grandfather would still yell that same phrase at the television, doing his best to will Loe to a successful outing.
As Loe took the mound on Saturda...