With cameras flashing and the crowd cheering, East Carolina senior infielder Tim Younger found himself in the spotlight Saturday.
But Younger wasn’t stepping up to the plate in a crucial situation, he was standing in front of a sold-out crowd inside Harvey Banquet Hall to accept the No. 23 jersey, which is awarded annually to an ECU baseball player in honor of the late Keith LeClair.
“Coach (Billy Godwin) always says no crying in baseball,” an emotional Younger said as he stepped to the microphone. “We’ll see.”
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