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How getting beaned in the face changed football pro Eric Weddle's life

There was a time when Rick Secrist believed Eric Weddle was destined for Major League Baseball.

Even Eric admits he was better at baseball at the time, and pro scouts were interested, Secrist said.

Secrist, the varsity baseball coach at Weddle’s alma mater Alta Loma High, near Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., irritated some parents when he named Weddle the starting center fielder because Weddle didn’t play as a sophomore.

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