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Luis Castillo - Setting the trend

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. robdog

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    <blockquote>By Mike Donnelly

    <img width="217" height="224" align="left" alt="Luis Castillo" title="Luis Castillo" src="http://photos.signonsandiego.com/gallery1.5/albums/training-camp/UTI0780638_1.jpg" />San Diego Chargers defensive end Luis Castillo spent the early stages of his childhood living in the Dominican Republic where baseball is king and football is vastly ignored."  Castillo's dream, like every other Dominican boy was to one day play baseball in the Major Leagues."  The only problem was that Castillo just wasn't that good.

    "I couldn't hit," said Castillo, the first ever Dominican player to be drafted and start in the NFL."  "I was terrible."  I wish I could've been 'Big Papi' out there but it wasn't meant for me."</blockquote>
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