Eric Young Jr. Chose Baseball Over Football

Eric Young, Jr., who was recently acquired by the New York Mets, recalls the day he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2003. He had a football scholarship from Villanova in hand, but wound up choosing to play baseball instead, following his father’s footsteps.

See article in nj.com about Eric Young, Jr.:
http://blog.nj.com/mets_main/print.html?entry=/2013/06/eric_young_jr_returns_to_where_his_baseball_career_began_in_his_mets_home_debut.html

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