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Forum topic by Knothead62 posted 06-11-2010 02:55 PM 1114 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-11-2010 02:55 PM

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We were honored by my grandson, Ryan Casteel, being drafted Tuesday by the Colorado Rockies. He officially signed yesterday and will be leaving soon for Casper, WY to start with their rookie league, the Casper Ghosts. Cute name, huh. He has dreamed of playing pro ball since he was in the local diaper league. Thank you for listening to a proud grandfather.

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#1 posted 06-11-2010 03:25 PM


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#2 posted 06-11-2010 03:35 PM

very,very cool

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#3 posted 06-11-2010 03:37 PM

Thats FANTASTIC !!! congratulations grandpa.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#4 posted 06-11-2010 03:40 PM

Thats kewl!!
sounds like ya may need a road trip.

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#5 posted 06-11-2010 05:44 PM

congrats to your grandson

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#6 posted 06-11-2010 06:05 PM

Congratulations to grandson! If I knew how much fun and sheer delight grandchildren were,I’d just skip the kids and go straight for the grandkids!

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#7 posted 06-11-2010 06:26 PM

Awesome news—-Congratulations


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#8 posted 06-11-2010 06:38 PM

It is great to see that he is able to take the sport to this level. I had the distinct pleasure of working with both my sons until they were 18. Either had the ability to play baseball at some level in college but, by that time, had lost interest in the sport. I think that girls had something to do with this. :) I am sure you are a proud grandfather and have enjoyed following your grandson’s career so far.

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#9 posted 06-11-2010 06:41 PM

That’s not your everyday Grampa gloat….congrats!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#10 posted 06-11-2010 08:11 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. Thanks for letting me share. I’ll not bore you in the future but I’ll be following the team through their website. Have a good one!

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#11 posted 06-11-2010 08:25 PM

WOW! That is so AWESOME! Maybe we will see him play someday.

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#12 posted 06-11-2010 10:10 PM

Congratulations!!! I am a BIG baseball fan. In addition to following my beloved Tigers, I also attend many local minor league games (we have season tickets). I’m always impressed with how hard these kids work to make it. I wish your grandson the best. If he makes it to the majors – GREAT! If he does not, I hope he still enjoys the experience.

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#13 posted 06-11-2010 10:16 PM

Congratulations to your grandson and to his proud grandpa.

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