They will never make the local sports news.
They may not get their picture in the paper.
And they probably won’t go on to play in college.
But without them, there would be no team.
This is a story about one of those athletes, who lives in northern California.
You don’t know him, but you’ve seen hundreds like him in your city or town, playing for the love of the game, not for the recognition or glory. Playing because they enjoy being on a team.
Let’s celebrate those who play behind the headlines.
(photo by M C Hunger Photography)