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Former Atholton star Lombardozzi is knocking on Majors' door
Former Atholton star Lombardozzi is knocking on Majors' door

Steve Lombardozzi Jr. was a regular fixture on the Atholton High School diamond from 2004 to 2007 not only during games and practices, but pretty much whenever he had free time. Lombardozzi's father, Steve Sr., who spent five seasons in the Major Leagues with the Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros and won a World Series with the Twins in 1987, would hit ground balls for hours to his son, who became pretty good at fielding them. Back then, Lombardozzi Sr. said of his son, "I think he has a better all-around make up than I did, and I feel comfortable making that kind of statement without putting too much pressure on him." More than just a flattering statement from a doting...

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