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Great Story about the life of an average Kernels' player

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#1 Thrylos

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Posted 25 May 2014 - 05:20 PM

In yesterday's Cedar Rapids Gazette, by Jeff Johson. Full story here. Subject matter was discussed in this forum previously, but this is a good story and I think that it needs some light...
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#2 JB_Iowa

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Posted 25 May 2014 - 06:09 PM

Thanks for the link.

A new nugget from this story that I hadn't realized:

[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Helvetica Neue]Guys are not paid during spring training or extended spring training and receive no money if they are asked by their major league organization to go to postseason instructional league, either.[/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#000000][FONT=Helvetica Neue]

Nothing like slave labor.

And thank you to my fellow Iowans in Cedar Rapids for making life a little easier for these young men.

Now the major league bosses just need to step up to the plate.[/FONT][/COLOR]