It’s every young baseball players dream to play in The Show. Every little kid that grows up playing catch in their back yard with their dad at some point in their life has dreamed of playing for their hometown team. It’s just a part of growing up, those dreams don’t last forever though. Well, with the exception of Akron RubberDucks newest outfielder, Anthony Gallas.
As a kid growing up in Strongsville, Ohio, Gallas of course dreamed of playing for the Indians and making it to The Show. After being promoted to Double-A Akron, he’s now one step closer to achieving that goal.
“I’m excited for this opportunity, I’ve been waiting for this my whole life,” Gallas said. “If you can play at the upper levels, then you can play at the big leagues. I just wanted the chance to do that.”
Gallas, 26, was recently promoted to the RubberDucks after batting a hot stick down in High-A Carolina. While he was there, he batted .276/.331/.480 with 21 doubles, eight home runs, four stolen bases, and 31 RBI...