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Lincoln-Way soccer legend Ned Grabavoy was inducted into the Joliet Area Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 14. PATRICK Z. MCGAVIN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Patrick Z. McGavin, Freelance Reporter
4:08 pm CDT September 16, 2019

Ned Grabavoy was 11 years old when he experienced a moment of clarity. It broke from the standard narrative.

“I was a baseball kid,” he said. “I was a pretty decent player. I was just a role player on the team. I was playing up a couple of ages. I went up against one of the best players in the area, and he threw a curveball.