Although Jacob Hanneman is considered an older prospect for the Chicago Cubs due to his LDS mission, he doesn't regret his choice to serve and feels grateful for the experiences he had as a missionary.
At age 26, Iowa Cubs center fielder Jacob Hannemann knows he's an older prospect coming off an injury, but that doesn't mean he regrets taking two years off to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
"I'm very grateful for my mission and grateful that I chose to go," Hannemann told the Des Moines Register. "I'm happy with my choice."
Hannemann, who played football and baseball at Brigham Young University, was recently featured by the Des Moines Register, where he discussed his mission and its impact on his professional baseball career.