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'The Rabbi' reflects on baseball experiences

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Posted: Friday, August 17, 2012 12:00 am

For most of his six-year professional baseball career, Brian Horwitz, known by teammates as "The Rabbi" for his Jewish heritage, was forced to play the game within the game.

This game isn't the one known as America's Favorite Pastime, and it isn't played on a baseball diamond; it's played behind the scenes in bank accounts and bills. It's the business aspect of being signed as an undrafted free agent, unable to control one's own fate past performing in the minor leagues for years at a time and waiting for that one opportunity to make it to the big leagues.

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