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Eric Young Jr grew up in baseball with his dad having played in the Majors when he was a kid. Therefore, he got such a unique view of what it's like to be in the show, access to a ton of Big Leaguers to pepper with questions, and the drive to want to be a professional athlete. And become a professional athlete he did.

However, it didn't happen without its challenges and adversity. He's got such a unique story of how he got to Major League Baseball, how he's had to fight to stay there, tragedy striking and persevering.

He joined me on The Word With G on Tuesday, take a listen:


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