Carlos Correa Jr.: Special bonds

The shortstop from Puerto Rico is expected to be a high first-round pick.

Originally Published: June 2, 2012
By Gabrielle Paese | ESPN Deportes

Carlos Correa Sr. didn't play much baseball growing up. He loved the game, but spent most of his time working and fishing. By the time he graduated from high school, the urgent task at hand was to build a house for his wife, Sandybel, and his soon-to-be-born son in their hometown of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico.

Correa knew the house, in Santa Isabel's Barrio Velazquez, would be swamped during tropical storms unless he built it a little higher than ground level. Like everyone ...

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