A reality where the powers that be made a more traditional hire at GM with a young, up and coming front office veteran who would have certainly had a different approach to the offseason than BVW had. We would have seen an entirely different offseason for the Metropolitans than the one we just saw unfold in front of us, move by move. And just how we saw the moves made and not made this offseason that got us to the current version of the Amazins, how would the timeline of transactions have unfolded if Bloom was calling the shots and not Van Wagenen? How different would the Mets look? Bloom is an Ivy League graduate who is entering his fourteenth year in major league baseball; having worked his way up from intern to now interviewing for the General Manager position with multiple major league organizations.
La Colonia neighborhood in the city of Oxnard, California, is notorious for its crime and street gangs, but it is also known for producing some of the toughest Latino prizefighters in the sport of boxing. In , the Community Service Organization chapter led a city-wide effort to form La Colonia Youth Boxing Club to help steer youth away from gang life and towards sports. Longtime community leader and boxing trainer Louie "Tiny" Patino started the youth program in his backyard and later received financial support from the city to open a boxing gym in La Colonia. City officials saw the potential of helping troubled youth and creating a positive image of the neighborhood. Patino enlisted the help of Eduardo Garcia, a former strawberry farmworker turned boxing trainer, to run the boxing club and keep kids out of trouble.
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