MARTEN Gasparini, the young boy who grew up with the "SULTAN CERVIGNANO TIGERS BASEBALL" SIGNED UP WITH THE "KANSAS CITY ROYALS". (July 2013)
Marten Gasparini, 16 years old, is a promising, young, Italian baseball player who has officially become part of the Kansas City Royals, one of the Major League professional Baseball teams in the most important American championship.
Marten, shortstop, 182 cm tall and 80 kg in weight , who grew up with the Sultan Cervignano Tigers Baseball team, signed the contract at the end of a ceremony organized on the baseball field of Cervignano, before his teammates, the authorities and many citizens.
His is a fairy tale come true. Despite his young age, the sixteen year old, who lives in Ruda with his family, is considered one of the world's top prospects in baseball.
«I hope that my experience is an example for other kids. My advice to those who want to get ahead in baseball is to always have a clear idea of what you want. Never give up. The secret is to devote oneself body and soul to this sport».