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Jeff Jacobs: Bryce Weiler Might Be Blind, But He Sees More Than Most

Jeff Jacobs: Bryce Weiler Might Be Blind, But He Sees More Than Most

Bryce Weiler stood in the New Britain Bees clubhouse Friday afternoon, stood among independent league players with stubborn dreams of one day playing in the majors. Weiler told the guys who he was and what he stood for and what he wanted to accomplish in his new job with the team.

And then he paused.

"Every day I walk over to pick up my cane from the corner and some days that can be the hardest walk of my day," Weiler said. "It makes me realize I might never be able to live my ultimate dream."

It is at that moment you expect Weiler to tell the players of his dashed childhood dream of playing in the big leagues or his far-fetched teenage dream of one...

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