Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/18/13
How the San Francisco Giants found their latest prospect is yet another example of it’s all about who you know in life. Even in sports. Yes, sports, where it’s a pure meritocracy, and all about talent. You get ahead only if you can play, and left behind if you cannot play. Not true. Sometimes it is all about who you know. Like the case of Matt Chavez and the San Francisco Giants. From Bob Wirz at IndyBaseballChatter.com. Wirz was the spokesman for two MLB Commissioners and worked for the Kansas City Royals PR for 16 years. In the strange but true department, a trip to the family dentist appears to have done as much for the career of first baseman-catcher Matt Chavez as winning the Triple Crown in the second-year Freedom League. The San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal enlightened us on the details of the San Francisco Giants inking the onetime University of San Francisco player after he had hit .430, struck 18 homers and shared the runs batted in title with 49 in only 39 games for the Mont...
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