St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong sat down with The Players’ Tribune to share the highs and lows of his journey to the MLB, including his first year in the league when he got picked off in the World Series and lost his mom.
When I walk across that stage in Tuscaloosa today and get my degree, I know I won’t be walking alone.
I am truly in awe of my mom. I don’t know how else to put it, really. And her selflessness has inspired me in more ways than she will ever know.
People will remind you to never look back — always look forward, in positivity and hopefulness. But let yourself look over your shoulder at that 19-year-old gir