The 518 is full of amazing athletes with great stories. From the middle schools to High Schools to the Colleges and even Rec leagues, people are playing great and doing good in the community. Thanks to our friends at Catseye Pest Control we get to take a few minutes each week to celebrate these athletes and recognize them on the show.

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This week's athlete is an exceptional baseball player and student! Listen above to get to know Luke Gold from Ballston Spa and check out his stats both on and off the field.

Luke Gold: Ballston Spa
600BA, 649 on base, 940 slugging, 1.589 Ops
Led suburban council in ba, slg, ob and ops
14 attempts, 53 put outs, 2 e, 6dps, 971 fps
4.0 GPA (ap & honors classes)
National Honor Society Member
Violin in orchestra

Committed to Boston College