Originally Posted by Milw
Not to be That Guy, but what actually gets accomplished by doing this? The Diamondbacks get good PR, I guess, but the kid gets nothing except another reminder about what could have been, all the while being made to be a public charity case/spectacle. I don't get it.
Personally, I think you are way off. I played baseball and college, and I promise you anyone who did would have killed to know what it was like to have that phone ring on draft day.