Darren Baker still can't bat boy 10 years later

Updated: October 6, 2012, 8:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Ten years after Darren Baker nearly got run over at home plate when he wandered into the World Series action, he's still not old enough to be a bat boy.

The 13½-year-old son of Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker is just fine with that, because these days he's a second baseman who appreciates watching the games to learn. He does plan to be bat boy for a few games in 2013 after turning the required 14 on Feb. 11.

"It was smart, because I was so young and maybe ...

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