Posted September 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
Adam Greenberg will get another shot at hitting in the major leagues. The Miami Marlins say they will sign the former Chicago Cubs prospect to a one-day contract effective Oct. 2, and play him that day against the New York Mets. Greenberg made his first - and only - big-league appearance on July 9, 2005 for the Cubs against the Marlins, getting hit in the head by a Valerio De Los Santos pitch his first time at the plate. The impact of the 92 mph fastball lingered and he was later diagnosed with vertigo. Greenberg will donate his one-day salary to the Marlins' foundation, which will donate to the Sports Legacy Institute, a group that furthers the study of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and others.

It may have taken seven years but Adam Greenberg is finally getting another MLB at bat

On July 9, 2005, in his major league debut for the Cubs, outfielder Adam Greenberg faced pitcher Valerio de los Santos of the Florida Marlins.  Greenberg’s time in the Show lasted all of one pitch, as the first offering he saw from de los Santos beaned him squarely in the side of the head, which left the then 24-year-old with a concussion, followed by severe post-concussions symptoms...

Adam Greenberg will get his one last at bat

I'm not sure how many people have been following the Adam Greenberg story, but here's the jist of it: in 2005, 24-year old Chicago Cubs prospect Adam Greenberg made his major league debut, and was hit in the head by Florida Marlins reliever Valerio de los Santos on the first pitch of the game. Greenberg would suffer a concussion on the plunking, and would deal with post-concussion...

Marlins sign Greenberg to one-day contract

MIAMI (AP) -- Adam Greenberg has faced one pitch in the major leagues, a 92 mph fastball that struck him in the head and changed his life. More than seven years later, the Miami Marlins are giving him a second chance. The Marlins said Thursday that they have signed Greenberg to a one-day contract, effective Oct. 2, and will play him that day against the New York Mets. Greenberg...

Adam Greenberg Has Wish Granted, Will Get Major League At-Bat After Inking One-Day Contract With Marlins

Adam Greenberg's patience and perseverance is about to be rewarded. Greenberg, whose major league career seemingly ended back in 2005, will have his wish granted on Tuesday when he steps into the batter's box as a member of the Florida Marlins. Marlins president David Samson announced to Greenberg on NBC's Today Show on Thursday that Miami planned to sign him to a one...

Adam Greenberg's Story Inspiring, But Also Opens Cubs Up to Unfair Criticism

Adam Greenberg's once far-fetched wish will soon be granted. Baseball fans should focus on that inspiring story rather than the Pandora's Box that the former prospect's one at-bat has the potential to open. The reality, however, is that no story today comes without some form of debate. Greenberg, a former Cubs prospect, was struck in the head by a pitch in 2005. It was...

Marlins to Give Adam Greenberg Another Major League Plate Appearance

           One of Adam Greenberg’s recent tries to play baseball on a major stage ended prematurely a few days ago when Team Israel bowed out one victory short of qualifying for next spring’s World Baseball Classic, but the outfielder had a major wish granted this very day when the Miami Marlins surprised the 31-year-old during a Today Show appearance that they will...

Adam Greenberg Signs With the Marlins

Normally, I don’t make a post about minor signings like this, but this is more than just a signing. Greenberg had 1 major league plate appearance and was hit in the head with the first pitch he faced. Greenberg was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 9th round of the 2002 MLB draft out of North Carolina. Greenberg worked his way up the system and was in Double A by mid-2005. This...

Marlins give Greenberg the second chance he coveted

The Miami Marlins' season is a train wreck, but they're performing a goodwill gesture by giving Adam Greenberg a second chance to play in the major leagues. The team signed Greenberg to a one-day contract to play Tuesday in Miami against the New York Mets. He will likely face R.A. Dickey. "A dream come true, part two," Greenberg said Thursday. "I broke...

Adam Greenberg to bat for Marlins

Near the end of a disappointing season, the Miami Marlins are making one of the most magnanimous gestures of this baseball year. The Marlins said Thursday that they have signed outfielder Adam Greenberg to a one-day, major league contract. Greenberg, hit in the head with a pitch during his only big-league plate appearance seven years ago, will play for the Marlins against the New...

Marlins Give Adam Greenberg One At Bat

The Marlins do something right for a change.

Witnessing A Dream Come True

Everybody knows by now the story of Moonlight Graham right? The end result of that story is that he didn’t get a 2nd chance at getting a major league at bat. Well, in front of our very own eyes we will see an ending to a similar story. Guilford, Connecticut resident Adam Greenberg will be playing the part of Moonlight Graham on October 2nd. Don’t know Greenberg’s story? On...

Adam Greenberg Gets His Shot

The Marlins will be giving former Chicago Cubs farmhand the at bat he lost seven years ago. According to multiple sources, the Marlins are signing Adam Greenberg to make an appearance in their series against the New York Mets:Pretty cool news: The Marlins are going to give Adam Greenberg an at-bat next week. Nice gesture by Jeffrey Loria and David Samson…— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN...

09-27 Adam Greenberg

Adam Greenberg joins Fox Sports Tonight to talk about his one-day contract with the Miami Marlins and his opportunity to return to the plate.
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