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Phenom decides to leave HIGH SCHOOL early!!

Postby pjalst » Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:21 am

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Re: Phenom decides to leave HIGH SCHOOL early!!

Postby horatio » Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:53 am

I'd be willing to let my kid pass up the prom if he had a legit chance at being signed for TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS the following year, heck, he can read Hamlet on the bus during his short stint in the minors.
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Re: Phenom decides to leave HIGH SCHOOL early!!

Postby cnote23 » Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:59 am

well if he has a shot to make it I would do it but really stay in school!
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Re: Phenom decides to leave HIGH SCHOOL early!!

Postby drunkmonkey » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:31 am

He's getting his GED and going to junior college, so it's not like he's dropping out.
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Re: Phenom decides to leave HIGH SCHOOL early!!

Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:40 am

I read this last week, and I think it is the right move that his parents are making.
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Postby JTWood » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:51 am

The problem I do have with it, though, is that there are no doubt thousands of delusional parents who will see this news and think that maybe it's a viable path for their nowhere-near-as-talented sons and daughters.

Can't stop stupid.

If he's being told he'll get even a few million as a signing bonus, then he really has good reason to do this.
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Tue Jun 16, 2009 9:31 am

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