Palo Alto's Boyd gets his dream call from Oakland A's Sports, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:29 am
Palo Alto High senior B.J. Boyd was waiting at the school's quad during graduation practice when he received a couple of phone calls on his cell on Tuesday morning. The first was from the Milwaukee Brewers and the second was from the Seattle Mariners. The message from both was: "Stay near your phone." A short while later, Boyd received the call he really had been waiting for.
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Posted by Cathy Latterell, a resident of the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:29 am
My family and I are so very happy for BJ and his family. He has incredible talent plus he is a great person who has pursued his dream and never gave up. We hope to see you tonight at graduation and remember we'll be following your career.
Posted by local gurl, a resident of the Greenmeadow neighborhood, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:46 am
Congratulations on your success, but make sure you keep your eye on more than just a baseball going into the future. Don't lose sight of your education. A professional baseball career is a long and difficult road, and we wish you the best.