Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 1/28/13
Pawtucket, RI- Just listening to top Red Sox prospect Jackie Bradley, Jr converse with fans on Saturday was enough to know how genuine he is. His willingness to make eye contact, share a laugh or shake a hand of a fan helped make the day for 800 plus fans at McCoy stadium. Talking to Bradley is no different; he is humble, ready to learn and excited for the season to begin. Bradley sees himself as a valuable commodity to the Red Sox organization because of his “willingness to learn every single day, to train and work hard, and to try to be the best player I can possibly be.” Jackie Bradley was introduced to the fans in Pawtucket by Boston Red Sox Senior Advisor Jeremy Kapstein. Kapstein had many great things to say about Bradley, but most of what he touched on was Bradley’s character. You can tell that Bradley values hard work. He takes pride in warming up before games by getting good reads on pop flies and he employs a 100% effort rule in the outfield when shagging balls during ba...
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