DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - It's been a long road for Wallace's Tanner Frabott to get back on the field, but he's ready to help the Wallace Governors defend their conference title.
"I'm so excited," said Frabott. "Friday can't come fast enough."
Frabott was sidelined most of the 2017 season due to a torn labrum.
"The left-handed pitcher, he threw a slider at my back foot," said Frabott. "I checked swung and it tore because I felt it in my arm and I got hot and numb."
Frabott had to sit by and watch as the Govs played in the junior college World Series.
"It hurt me," said Frabott. "It kind of broke my heart a lot."
After months of rehab, Frabott was back on the diamond and tearing it up for the Govs.
"When I got back, it just felt like a totally different swing," said Frabott. "He said I had a one out of ten chance of playing baseball again. That really hurt me. That's what really set me over the edge to work my butt off over the summer, do therapy, and work my butt off in the fall to get back where I was."
He's currently second in the conference in home runs with 15. He will look to add to that total in the ACCC tournament, which begins this week.