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Hyzdu Journals

From: KJZZ
Series: Adam Hyzdu's Spring Training Journals
Length: 05:03

Baseball player Adam Hyzdu brings a tape recorder with him to spring training camp. Read the full description.
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Default-piece-image-1 The history of professional baseball is dotted with can't miss guys who never made in the big leagues. Valley resident Adam Hyzdu is still hoping for one big break. Trying not to become just another number in the Major League Baseball stat books. He still holds his Cincinnati area high school's home run record, passing Ken Griffey, Jr. He was drafted in the first round by the Giants in 1990, but has never made an opening day roster. While the rest of the country was turning up its collective collar, Hyzdu was working as hard as ever in the gym.

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The history of professional baseball is dotted with can't miss guys who never made in the big leagues. Valley resident Adam Hyzdu is still hoping for one big break. Trying not to become just another number in the Major League Baseball stat books. He still holds his Cincinnati area high school's home run record, passing Ken Griffey, Jr. He was drafted in the first round by the Giants in 1990, but has never made an opening day roster. While the rest of the country was turning up its collective collar, Hyzdu was working as hard as ever in the gym.

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