Here is your feel good story of the day. It kind of aligns to tomorrow’s post and helps to put that one in a bit of context. I hope you like them both.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Like a mouse creeping up an elephant, the thought of playing baseball with Dodgers officials watching made Daniel “Doc” Jacobs nervous.
“I still am nervous,” Jacobs said Thursday, minutes after his audition was over.
On a back field at Camelback Ranch with the other participants in an open tryout with the Dodgers, Jacobs was a world away from Ramadi, Iraq. Seven years and three days earlier, he was on a battlefield in Ramadi when an IED exploded beneath him, killing the Marine with him and shattering his body.
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