Pulling everything into focus
Long Beach State righty Jered Weaver maximized his mental and physical potential to take himself to the top of the draft.
Originally Published: May 26, 2004By Will Kimmey | Baseball America
LONG BEACH -- A handful of Long Beach State players and coaches made the short trip to Anaheim in mid-April to watch former Dirtbags shortstop Bobby Crosby play for the Athletics. Jered Weaver walked past his coaches' seats when a woman in her 50s tapped one of them on the shoulder and asked, "Is that Jered Weaver?" She wanted to have her picture taken with the 21-year-old.
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