Blake AtkinsOne of the most famous quotes about baseball —and life, for that matter — is attributed to legendary New York Yankee slugger Babe Ruth.
“Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game,” the Babe once said.
Mariposa’s Blake Atkins is living by that mantra.
Atkins, a 2018 graduate of Mariposa County High School, tried out for the University of California, Berkeley baseball team in the fall as a walk-on, and he made the cut for the program’s fall ball roster.
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