Here is one of those player stories which makes independent baseball so interesting:
Newsday did a feature on Ben Broussard about his return to pro baseball after a 3+ year retirement to pursue a music career. He now plays for the Long Island Ducks.
The story goes into how he started his music career, playing the guitar in MLB clubhouses, and more.
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