South Florida Baseball Player Danny Valencia is reaching new heights as he adding in to 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo lineup.
“I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would ever play in the Olympics,” Valencia said. “… It’s kind of the icing on the cake of a long career in baseball, so I’m excited.”
By playing from the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox and Baltimore orioles in the Major league baseball and this will surely a good step for him to play in olympics 2020.
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“This is my first Olympics and probably my only Olympics, alright. Let’s be honest here,” he said, laughing.
“So I was raised in a Jewish household,” Valencia said. “My mom kinda was the influence there. I had a bar mitzvah when I was 13, so we were kind of always in touch with our Jewish roots.”
“It’s something I’ve done my whole life. I love it,” Valencia said. “You gotta rip the jersey off the guy who’s played baseball so long.”
“To win a gold medal, you know? That’s what everybody’s dream is,” he said. “Being able to participate is amazing by itself and rightfully so, but winning a gold medal is something that you can carry with you forever.
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“It would be really really cool to be on the podium and be bowing to get an Olympic gold in Tokyo,” Valencia said. “I think that’s what our team’s goal is. Whether we pull it off or not is obviously yet to be determined, but we’re excited and we’re looking forward to the opportunity and we’ll see what happens.”