carnifex2005 OP t1_jc4vn9m wrote

Very cool story. He got signed to a minor league contract after a Detroit scout found him while he was leaving the stadium.

Here's video of the single inning Hebbert pitched...


carnifex2005 OP t1_j34way0 wrote

Imagine if Rafa Nadal lost a ton of majors in a row to start off his career then finally won a major then winning a world championship. That is sort of akin to Michael Smith. A very good youth player (now the only player to win both the youth and men's world championships), and now looking like he'll be #1 for a while.