Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey’s best season yet ended with a no-decision and some surprising news: He’ll have surgery Oct. 18.
His time has finally come. Adam Greenberg is expected to make a pinch-hit appearance for the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
Adam Greenberg has faced one pitch in the major leagues, a 92 mph fastball that struck him in the head and changed his life. More than seven years later, he’ll get a second chance against the Mets.