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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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)

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