→ Everyone Should Have Drafted Mike Trout

If you’re an area scout in the Northeast, you may see hundreds of games without ever seeing what you’ve been searching for. In five years as an area scout for the Angels covering the Northeast, Greg Morhardt—known to his friends in the industry simply as Mo—spent a lot of time looking and not much time finding. He crisscrossed plenty of highways and dodged the raindrops that ruin a scout’s day. For five years, he hadn’t turned in a position player from his area that he projected to be a major league regular.

And then it happened.

The story of Mike Trout, who is poised to be the MVP of the AL this year. Not bad for someone who just turned 21.