Utley faces team he loved as a kid
Drafted by Dodgers in '97, Phils star chose to attend UCLA
PHILADELPHIA -- Imagine how tempting this offer must have sounded to an 18-year-old kid from Southern California, fresh out of high school.Come start your professional baseball career now. Someday, you can play for the Dodgers, the same team you cheered for while growing up.
Kevin Horan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.