The first two games of the World Series didn’t follow the script most Mets fans would have liked, with the Metropolitans headed back to New York in a 0-2 hole, Still, there was one bright spot for New York fans: Their rookie outfielder Michael Conforto made baseball history, accomplishing something that literally no baseball player had ever accomplished before.
As noted by our friends at The Big Lead, among other outlets, Conforto became the first player in MLB history to drive in a run in the Little League World Series, College World Series and World Series.
A native of Washington state, Conforto competed for the Pacific Northwest representatives in the 2004 Little League World Series. He followed that up by reaching the College World Series with Oregon State, then reached the World Series in his first year in the major leagues.
Of course, the Mets would probably trade Conforto’s personal accomplishment for a run right about now. Unfortuantely for New York fans, that isn’t on the cards, but there is still this benefit: We get to take a look at a 12-year-old Michael Conforto! Those are some teeth, Michael!