SI.com: Brave Hearts


One of the sweetest articles ever was posted this week at SI.com about Brayan Peña and Yunel Escobar...their childhood friendship, their individual journeys to America, and how their "let's grow up to be Braves" dreams came true.

On this March night, the first of the 2008 major league season, they wore the same crisp Braves uniforms that had so mesmerized them as boys. Escobar, a budding star, was the starting shortstop and second batter, Peña a backup catcher to two-time All-Star Brian McCann. "If you wrote our story," Peña says, "no one would believe it."

Full story here -- enjoy!

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