(USA Today) Baseball fan Nathan Patterson lit up the speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field a few weeks ago while attending a game with his brother.
Now, he has signed a contract with a Major League Baseball team.
Patterson casually threw a 96-mph fastball at a Colorado Rockies game July 15, and on Thursday, the Oakland A's made his dream come true as the 23-year-old signed a contract with the club.
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The backstory makes Patterson's journey even more epic.