The Rookie Chpt. 1 / Signing The Contract
“Wilson! I’ve been waiting to finally meet cha. Come in, have a seat.”
Wilson Young walked over to the chair in front of the general manager’s desk inside the New York Mets offices. He had been chasing this dream all of his life and it was finally becoming a reality. He was going to be a professional baseball player.
…Well, not right away though. He had been selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft as a top prospect because of his outstanding play for his small-town Kansas high school, who surprised everyone by winning the state championship in his senior year. Not only did it bring excitement to everyone in his hometown, but it put him on the minds of many MLB prospect scouts. His incredible ability to change any given game as a 1st baseman that could field, run, and hit at will made every scout’s mouth water and sure enough, the New York Mets decided to take a chance on him. He was extremely grateful for the opportunity to bec