Originally written August 26, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Better yet, did you ever write it down for a fifth grade assignment? Wouldn’t you like to go back and see what you wrote? Joe Kelly, in his second season with the St. Louis Cardinals was able to do just that, thanks to his mother unearthing a letter he wrote about himself when he was in elementary school. The best part about it? He nailed it. Kelly tweeted out the letter, and it is pretty damn awesome: Here is the full text: Ten years from now … I am going to be a baseball player. I am going to be a pitcher, a shortstop and a first baseman. I’m going to be a home run hitter like Babe Ruth. I will probably still be living with my parents, but we will have a bigger house. I will still be a handsome boy. I will still have brown hair. I will invite my parents to my baseball games, and I will get souvenirs, too. When I get too old to play baseball like Cal Ripken’s age, I will be a SCUBA diver, and find gold under the sea. Then, [...]
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TEAMS: St. Louis Cardinals
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