KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Greg Holland is one of those guys you hope your young son admires.
He didn't start off great. He wasn't even great a few years ago.
Holland was a walk-on in college baseball. He paid attention and tried to learn as much as possible. He was drafted late by a guy he still praises for giving him a chance.
When we sat down, he was quiet and kind. He's genuinely humble, meaning the humble doesn't come from a place coached by someone helping him handle fans and the media.
Holland says he's not superstitious. Not in a don't-step-on-the-cracks kind of way. However, he does this thing in the shower he realized during our interview is, by all accounts, a superstition. It involves the number 13.
Click on the video above to see my interview with Holland, and see his message to any kid with a dream.