Ian Kinsler wasn't a totally unknown prospect coming out of high school -- he was a late-round draft pick -- but he wasn't on the radar of any Division I programs. That underdog mentality pushed him all the way to the big leagues.
Chris Iannetta wasn't from a competitive baseball state. He wasn't drafted in high school. He wasn't sure he'd make it out of the minors. But every strike against him only pushed him further, writes Anna Katherine Clemmons.