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Byrdak's long journey back continues with Mets

Talk about a great story.  From MLB pitcher to insulation installer to Target stock-boy to MLB pitcher.
We didn't have the education. I left school early to start baseball and never got a chance to go back. We were in a really tight spot, but my wife told me, 'If you really think you can make it back, I'll do whatever I've got to do to support us.
The American Dream is still alive in the American Pastime.