Brotherly Encouragement

When Matthew Purke made the U.S. 16-and-Under Team two years ago, he did what many would do. Purke bought a U.S. Baseball hat and brought it home, proud of his achievement. When his older brother, Jason, saw the hat, he made sure that it would not gather any dust on the family mantle. "I told him he would train in that hat," Jason said.

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