Just another ballplayer, up close and personal

Sometimes Angels bench warmer Reggie Willits is now 30, has never stuck in the major leagues, and probably never will. His professional and personal story is about as unremarkable as they come in baseball — he has a dream, a wife and kids, limited skills — but the L.A. Times Column Ones him today anyway.

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