Three years ago when Steven Neff, the former Lancaster High and Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball star, was pondering his baseball future, he had two thoughts in mind.
Neff was a 26h round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates out of LHS. The southpaw ace, the 2007 S.C. Gatorade Player of the Year, had hoped for a higher draft selection. He figured the chance to play in an established college baseball program, like South Carolina, might enhance his future draft status.
Then, there was another chain of thought, one on his mind as a youngster.