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Watson: 'I don't think we market our product'

Updated: April 12, 2007, 5:13 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

After 17 years in the trenches trying to find, procure and develop young talent for Major League Baseball teams, DeJon Watson is well aware of the influence that role models play on a young man's dreams.

Growing up outside Los Angeles in the city of Compton in the early 1970s, Watson embraced an aging Willie Mays as his favorite player. How could he resist, when he switched on the television at age 5 and the ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, "Willie Mays and the Say-Hey Kid,'' was staring right ...

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