MLB All-Star Felix Mantilla receives honorary degree

MLB All-Star Felix Mantilla receives honorary degree


HE WAS A MAJOR-LEAGUE ALL-STAR, A WORLD SERIES CHAMPION WITH THE MILWAUKEE BRAVES, AND TODAY HE IS BEING HONORED WITH AN HONORARY DEGREE.>>I CONFER FELIX THE DEGREE OF DR. OF HUMANE LETTERS.>>HE STOOD WITH THE CLASS OF 2017, RECEIVING AND HONORARY WRIT OF HUMANE LETTERS — DOCTORATE OF HUMANE LETTERS. NOW HE CAN LAZE ANOTHER — BL AZE ANOTHER TRAIL. YOUNG BASEBALL PLAYERS ARE LEARNING FROM THIS BASEBALL LEGEND THAT SUCCESS IN LIFE TAKES MORE THAN SUCCESS ON THE BASEBALL FIELD. [APPLAUSE]>>THIS IS THE GREATEST THING I EVER RECEIVED. ? YOU’VE PLAYED IN A WORLD SERIES TOO.>>THAT’S RIGHT, I’VE PLAYED IN A WORLD SERIES, AN ALL STAR GAME, AND THIS IS THE GREATEST THING I’VE EVER RECEIVED.>>WHAT DOES MILWAUKEE MEAN TO YOU?>>THIS IS MY SECOND HOME. I WAS BORN IN PUERTO RICO, BUT I CAME TO MILWAUKEE IN 1956, AND I STAYED UNTIL NOW. SO THIS IS MY SECOND HOME. LINDSEY: WHEN — WIDELY IS EXTREMELY PROUD OF HIS CAREER, HE IS MORE PROUD THAT HIS LITTLE LEAGUE CAREER IS IF — IS ACTIVE.

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