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Brian thank you closes childhood dream to play Major League Baseball but in 2005.
When Adam Greenberg stepped up to the plate for his first at bat.
He got hit in the back of the head.
By a pitch and suffered vertigo and vision problems and -- his Major League career today seven years later he's finally getting a second chance.
Thanks to one fans mission and Greenberg is my guess to me now tell us Adam.
I know this -- you grow up you wanna play pro ball you finally get to that -- the big leagues first pitch when you think it.
It's it's my time you know he's like you -- you worked your whole life for an opportunity and I dream come true loves playing for the Chicago Cubs and you know you're you're not certainly expecting what happened you get hit you go down now what do you think and tourists stay alive I grab my head instantly thought it was split wide open and I was I was holding it together in my eyes rolled back my head you know scared.
-- from my life.
And then tomorrow -- hits you in the -- behind here creates vertigo.
You can't get back into the game right away right.
But on the night -- that was kind of the problem I did try to get back in the game but I ended up -- vision issues -- had the vertigo.
You know lies.
As a kid you just want to play and as as the 24 year old.
-- also to you know I get the opportunity so I couldn't wait to get back on the field.
Because every day that you're not a field somebody else's is and they're you know they're taken in earn your spots -- can't you you get released by the cubs right.
We -- back someone decides this is a great story -- they have a YouTube.
Video that goes viral what happens next.
Yes on that list and who is a producer and just baseball fanatic.
And -- -- -- fanatic he he knows the game inside mountains a cubs fan and a diehard cubs.
Saw what was happening to me and follow my story over the years and he created this campaign one at that dot com and had over 20000.
People signed this petition to get me back and it reenergize me personally and not show the power of so so let's fast -- Marlins are you give -- give you shot this coming Tuesday night you're gonna get an at bat right in me and I and it's going through your mind.
I mean I get to relive the dream I dream part two but really get to enjoy and appreciate it I mean I have.
More friends and family that are going to be coming down in and on that everyone has been a part of this journey since day one and the over won't chose supporters has been unbelievable so.
I'm just I'm enjoying every second of it I've said before.
The Miami Marlins have given me the gift of a lifetime they didn't have to do it Major League Baseball didn't have to approve this.
But I'm I'm gonna I'm welcoming -- open arms because hopefully it's impacting a lot of lives and in a lot of positive ways because.
To me it's it's a -- -- -- also you I think the -- accurate.
Well beyond not -- and has made this possible.
And his team I mean he's he stuck his neck out on something that's.
Basically to everyone would be an impossibility.
And and and as a believer in optimists.
It hay Adams.
The year began I thought I got drafted with one swing of the bat in college also you know one swing make it may get a good one make the best that magazine -- --
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