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Remembering Jason Motte’s Days As A Catcher Through The Eyes Of His High School Teammates

Before he became the St Louis Cardinals closer, Jason Motte was a light hitting catcher with a major arm. In his minor league career, Motte batted just .191 before taking his 90+ MPH heat to the mound. In the story link below, Motte’s old Valley Central High School teammates and coaches talk about his days behind the plate and the arm that helped carry him and the Cardinals to the World Series.

Legend of Motte’s arm began at Valley Central — RecordOnline.com