Essay about Baseball and High School

Submitted By ebrock19
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Cameron Cuthbert
1498 Orange Road
Ojai CA. 93023
D.O.B. : 3/25/96 Height : 5’11” Weight : 183 Lbs.
High School : Ojai Valley School, Ojai, CA. Grade : 11

1) Fighter
Cameron was born with a congenital heart disease and had his first open heart surgery when he was 8 days old at UCLA Medical Center. He had one more open heart surgery when he was six years old and multiple angioplasties. The Doctors said he would never play competitive sports, but in his high school career he has started on varsity in baseball and football since his freshman year, and this year as a junior, lead his varsity basketball team in three point field goals. In the fall he is slated to play both ways on the football team as the starting QB and starting MLB. Baseball however, has always been Cameron’s first love. 2) Bloodline
Cameron’s maternal grandpa is 6’4” and his biological father is 6’3”. His biological father holds the all time single season sack record at Nordhoff High School (Ojai, CA.), which won a So. Cal. State Championship this year in football. He went on to play college football at Tusculum University. His mother was a #2 tennis player at the same high school in southern California where tennis is extremely competitive. 3) Baseball
Cameron has played baseball (pitched) his enter life and been a standout in PONY League youth baseball making All-Stars every year in a very competitive southern California environment. He is currently the starting pitcher for his high school team as a junior. His fastball has been clocked in the low 80’s. While his mother has overseen his overall medical needs, his stepdad has monitored and managed his physical health in regards to sports. Cameron was not allowed to throw curveballs until high school career in order to preserve his arm. As a result, his arm is fresh and strong with its best baseball ahead. This has also forced him to develop a great changeup and it took him little time to develop a solid curveball. 4) Intangibles