Felix Hernandez at 17

Felix Hernandez turns 30 years of age today. To most in the Puget Sound area, he’s known as King Felix, thanks to USSMariner.com. It was 13 years ago I first saw Hernandez at short-season Everett. He was 17 years old and had but one professional start under his belt.  I was one month into my tenure at InsidethePark.com and knew nothing about writing and what you’re about to read below sat unpublished for 150 weeks. I just loved baseball, and typed this up and emailed it to myself the day…

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