At an early age, Calabrese learned lifelong lesson

Keith Hernandez's insensitive remarks about Kelly Calabrese made national news. But there's far more to the woman than meets the eye.

Originally Published: May 5, 2006
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN The Magazine

The hardest part of Kelly Calabrese's job comes not when she has to walk through a clubhouse full of undressing men, or when she's enduring the grind of a 162-game season, or even when a Mets broadcaster publicly mocks and criticizes her for being a woman in a man's game. The most difficult part of her job is when nature calls.

"I can't find any restrooms on the road," Calabrese said as she let out a laugh. "Sometimes I feel like a camel."

A few weeks ago, on television, former major leaguer ...

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