There was a time, not so long ago, when young Anthony Solometo loved baseball a whole lot more than baseball loved him. He was like a lot of us who played the game when we were kids.
Most of the young pros in the South Atlantic League play baseball. Jase Bowen attacks the game. Full throttle. All out. Heart on his sleeve.
In a lot of ways, that crisp October day in 2011 still feels like yesterday to Robby Hammock. It’s the day his baseball life changed forever.
As we come back to First National Bank Field for the 18th season of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, there’s a welcome sense of familiarity.