Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/21/14
The Baltimore Orioles have made a slew of minor league signings this offseason, but perhaps none more exciting than that of Adam Greenberg. Adam was kind enough to take some time for Orioles101 and respond to a few questions for our readers. First, if you have not heard of Adam or his story, it is remarkable. Greenberg was drafted in the ninth round of the 2002 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs, and worked his way up to the big league club in the 2005 season. On July 9, 2005 he finally got to step into a Major League batter’s box as he was pinch hitting in the ninth inning against the then Florida Marlins. On the very first pitch he saw in the big leagues, Greenberg was hit square in the head by Valerio de los Santo’s 92 MPH fastball. He suffered a mild concussion as a result, but the effects were long lasting, as he slept upright for a while to cope with the massive headaches and would even get horrible headaches from just bending over to tie his shoes. From 2006-2011 he would bounce a...
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