Prince Fielder and 6 Players Already Better Than Their Former Big League Dads

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Prince Fielder and 6 Players Already Better Than Their Former Big League Dads
Cecil with a young Prince in the Tigers' clubhouse, courtesy of sportsgrid.com.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

After you worked your way through the superheros, chances are that at some point, you decided that you wanted to follow in your father's footsteps. Whether you did or your didn't is irrelevant to dad, who only wants his children to be happy and successful at whatever they decide to do.

For some kids, dad played professional baseball, and let's face it—genetics play a part in whether we have a chance of becoming phenomenal athletes or not. But for all of the sons of former major league players who have tried to do just that, more often than not they fall short of equaling dad's success.

But not always.

Seeing how it's Father's Day, what better time to take a look at some of the current second-generation ballplayers who have already surpassed their dad's exploits on the diamond?

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, especially mine, and let's meet the current players who have already bested dad's best.

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