Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/27/12
Everybody knows by now the story of Moonlight Graham right? The end result of that story is that he didn’t get a 2nd chance at getting a major league at bat. Well, in front of our very own eyes we will see an ending to a similar story. Guilford, Connecticut resident Adam Greenberg will be playing the part of Moonlight Graham on October 2nd. Don’t know Greenberg’s story? On July 9, 2005 – Adam Greenberg was called up by the Cubs to face the Marlins. Greenberg was a speedy minor league outfielder, small in stature. But he got his chance. On the very first pitch of his young career, Valerio de los Santos’s pitch got away and drilled Greenberg in the head. That’s the least you should know. The full story can be seen at detailed by filmmaker Matt Liston. You can watch it by going to oneatbat.com. You’ll see the day to day struggles Greenberg faced while dealing with post-concussion syndrome. His attempts at getting back in a big league uniform, and his disappointment in not getting the s...
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