Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings.
I was bred as an outcast, part Negro and part Seminole, in my early years raised as an Indian.
I've always been a slave to my heart.
Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents, relatives or peers.
They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball and they tell you to hit it square.
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it.