Friday, June 22, 2007

Bowen returns to team he deserted on

ARLINGTON, Texas -- After deserting the Cubs when he was a 10-year-old growing up in Fort Wayne, Ind., catcher Rob Bowen now hopes to make the North Side his home for a long time.

"I was a Cubs fan when Damon Berryhill went over to Atlanta," Bowen said, referring to the former Cubs catcher who was traded with Mike Bielecki to the Braves at the end of the 1991 season for Turk Wendell and Yorkis Perez. "I followed Berryhill when I was a kid.

Another 5 minutes of fame for Ft. Wayne. Personal aside, I remember Rob as a 10 year old!

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