The fact that Khalil Greene is a big leaguer says as much about him as a person as it does about him as a ballplayer. The Padres knew about his offense, skills that led Greene to winning the Golden Spikes award while playing at Clemson in 2002.
Soccer provided Greene a leg up (SignOnSanDiego.com)
As a teenager, Khalil Greene made choices that allowed him to extract more from his superb motor skills. Greene forged a healthier diet and stuck to it. He has eaten oatmeal for breakfast nearly every morning for five years. He has eaten enough tuna to stock a supermarket.
Former Clemson SS Khalil Greene