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Scotty McCreery May Be on a Big-Time Tour, But He Can’t Wait to Get Home to Play Baseball

North Carolina native Scotty McCreery is currently on tour with country legend Brad Paisley, but there’s one springtime pastime for which Scotty is anxious to get to back home: baseball.

Before being plucked out of his small town to sing in front of international audiences, Scotty pitched for his high school baseball team — and he plans on doing the same thing year. Scotty tells New Observer: "I'm in an adult world now, but I want to be able to play baseball with my friends. I still want to have a senior year in high school and play some baseball. It's something I've always wanted to do."

Scotty plans to be at the season home-opener on Tuesday, but he won’t be taking the field, he says. "I've got work to do," Scotty explains. "But I think it will come back when I can get home and practice every day instead of one day a week or so."

Source: New Observer

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02.28.2012 / 05:07 AM EDT by Whitney Ricketts
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