Williams takes long road to majors

Originally Published: June 29, 2005
By Alan Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

You probably don't realize how special this is. Imagine if Sam Bowie started sinking hook shots for the Boston Celtics. Or Ki-Jana Carter was scoring touchdowns for the Seahawks. Or if you turned on SportsCenter and learned that Brien Taylor just struck out 13 for the Padres.

For insanely hard-core fans, or at least accountants for the Atlanta Braves, those inexpressibly bizarre scenarios are the rough equivalent of looking at a Twins box score this month and seeing:

GWilliams, 3b ...

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