How to Beat the Odds

Can you be short and a professional athlete? Yes, you can

Catherine Oceano
Beyond the Scoreboard
4 min readApr 5, 2024

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A football team is on the field. Uniforms for one team are red and yellow and for the other they are blue. They are a youth team.
Photo credit: author, Catherine Oceano

Don’t you just love Jose Altuve?

If you didn’t know, he’s a Major League Baseball player and hits the field (and the ball) for the Houston Astros.

He’s also 5 foot 6 inches tall.

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Catherine Oceano
Beyond the Scoreboard

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