Town Square

Post a New Topic

Palo Alto's Boyd gets his dream call from Oakland A's

Original post made on Jun 6, 2012

Palo Alto High senior B.J. Boyd was waiting at the school's quad during graduation practice when he received a couple of phone calls on his cell on Tuesday morning. The first was from the Milwaukee Brewers and the second was from the Seattle Mariners. The message from both was: "Stay near your phone." A short while later, Boyd received the call he really had been waiting for.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 3:16 PM

Comments (4)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Cathy Latterell
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:29 am

My family and I are so very happy for BJ and his family. He has incredible talent plus he is a great person who has pursued his dream and never gave up. We hope to see you tonight at graduation and remember we'll be following your career.
Nana,Dana and Lauren


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Leslie Gates-Mouton
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:50 am

BJ! I'm SO happy for you!!!! God is always in command and will continue to guide your footsteps. Remember to keep God first, stay the awesome guy you are, humble, focused and have fun!!

Nadine, Look at your grandbaby! YES! THank you Lord.

Go Get'em BJ!! We're all here, with Paly Pride, rooting for you always!! Show'em what you're working with!

May God continue to Bless and KEEP You!

Lots of love!!

The Gates-Mouton's


 +   Like this comment
Posted by local gurl
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

Congratulations on your success, but make sure you keep your eye on more than just a baseball going into the future. Don't lose sight of your education. A professional baseball career is a long and difficult road, and we wish you the best.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by The Breen's
a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:20 pm

BJ, We are so proud of you! Congratulations!! If you come to AZ. we will come to see you play since we live in Scottsdale. Work hard and stay focused. You can do it!!

Don & Carole Breen (Tony & Jordan's grandparents)


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,464 views

King of the Slides
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,143 views

Why not "constructive engagement" with City Hall?
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 1,039 views

The Future of our Parks: Public Workshops this Week
By Cathy Kirkman | 0 comments | 571 views

NO MEAT ATHLETE Workout/Running Group
By Max Greenberg | 2 comments | 465 views