One of the things looked over by many College Baseball fans is the education side of the game. MLB.com recently sat down with former Florida Gator and current Cleveland Indians player Matt LaPorta who recently completed his degree in Recreation and Event Planning. LaPorta ended up playing four years of baseball with the Gators but never actually completed his studies.
He states the following:
"It was important, because it was unfinished business, I went to school for four years. It was right there for me to take hold of it and graduate. It wasn’t something out of reach. Baseball might not always be around for me. I need my education to fall back on."
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