Baseball Player Spends Canceled Season Working As Firefighter

Firefighters on a hoseline

A Grand Valley State University baseball player is spending his canceled season working as a firefighter, reports Fox 17 West Michigan.

Blake Vershum has been working at the Northfield Township Fire Station in his hometown of Whitemore Lake for three years.

Blake is a physical education major at GVSU and wants to become a teacher and coach, but right now he is also considering being a firefighter full time when he finishes school.


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