Hometown Heroes: 15 Pro Athletes Who Played For Their Hometown Teams

athletes who played for hometown team

Yesterday TotalProSports told you about Brandon Crawford, the San Francisco Giants’ starting shortstop who, as it turns out, grew up in San Francisco rooting for the team with which he just won the World Series. And I don’t know about you, but I happen to think that is awesome. So I got to wondering: what other athletes have gotten the chance to live our their childhood fantasies and play for their hometown teams?

Well, obviously, I did a little looking around, and today I’m presenting the results of my curiosity in list form. Some of the players on this list will be obvious to some, but others might surprise you. So you should check it out.

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