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Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields was seen hitting homeruns at Wrigley Field during Cubs bat training. Could he be a two-sport star?
This, of course, is not a question to be taken literally. Fields is committed to football as he should consider the Bears are in the midst of a rebuild.
Fields was a very popular shortstop back in high school in Georgia, and although he did not play baseball in college to focus on his football career, Fields was recruited for the diamond during his time in Ohio State. After thinking about the matter, he chose not to take the Kyler Murray route and practice both sports.
Fields decision to play football clearly succeeded when he was drafted in the first round by the Bears, and now their starting quarterback is making millions of dollars on his rookie deal. But that does not mean he can not stand some hacks.
Bears: Justin Fields hits bombs on Wrigley Field
Fields is an avid supporter of sports in Chicago and has not chosen a fidelity between the Cubs and the White Sox. He has thrown first place out at Guaranteed Rate Field on the South Side. Fields is the man of the people.
However, is there anything more Chicago sports than the quarterback for the beloved Bears hanging out at Wrigley? Fields still has plenty of work to do on the football field before he is a reliable pass player, and the long-term answer for the quarterback. Chicago believes he is the future and he wants time to prove them right.
As for his baseball career – let’s put it on hold for now, despite the impressive swing.