Dream Delayed



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Greenwood's Alex Krupa is the 2013 Baseball player of the year. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Nearly three weeks after the draft, Alex Krupa finally received the phone call he’d been waiting for.

It was from the Cincinnati Reds. They had an offer, a surprisingly attractive one.

This was the moment Krupa, a 2013 Greenwood Community High School graduate, had dreamed of all his life. A chance to sign with a Major League Baseball team.

And now, here it was. The real thing. A pro offer for the taking. The fulfillment of a lifelong dream.

With a heavy heart, he turned it down.

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