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Part 2: From Pearl Lagoon to the Back Bay

Updated: February 13, 2007, 12:19 PM ET
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN The Magazine

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Directly behind the scoreboard is Hansack's home. "If a hurricane comes then the scoreboard will flatten my house," he says, always with a slight smile and easy stride in his words, similar to the reggae cadence that blares on speakers throughout the town. Hansack was discovered by a scout for the Astros in 1998 while playing in an Atlantic Coast tournament. They signed him for $10,000 and sent him to Panama and Venezuela for ...

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