Johnathan Taylor is determined to join his Texas teammates one day. (Jason Getz/AJC)
Three draft picks sat in front of a room for a news conference.
Two of them were in folding chairs, wearing Texas Rangers hats, looking at their jerseys that were draped on a table in front of them and talking about their futures in baseball.
The other was in a wheelchair and wearing a black polo. No hat and no jersey in front of him. He also talked about baseball.
“It’s still at the center of my life,” Johnathan Taylor says later. “I can’t let go of it. … I’m focused on getting better, on my rehab, getting my legs under me again. I’m going to walk, then run. Then I’m going to get back on the field again, just like before.”
Amid the drivel of contract squabbles, collective bargaining issues and what cyclist might have doped when, it’s easy to lose sight of the truly important stories in sports. One of them took place Saturday. Taylor, the Georgia player who has suffered from partial paralysis
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