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OK, I officially like Pete Bako

Our 15th-round pick apparently had to work for it a bit:

"As a 13-year-old, Bako was cut from his ‘AAA’ team and then failed to make the Lorne Park Spartans high school squad in Grade 9.

"When I was younger, playing for the Mississauga Twins, I was never the best player on my team," admitted Bako. "I was probably below average at that time, but I worked my tail off. It was never something where I really thought I was going to go to the major leagues, but it was something where maybe I could go to college and get my education paid for." -Daniel Nugent-Brown, The Mississauga News

Please click through to the full article, if only for the photo. Apparently he also coaches a kids' team called the Pirates and, well, just go look...

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