Brett Young has a number one song this week and you'll be able to see him live at The District in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, August 2.

Young's "In Case You Didn't Know" is currently at the top of the country charts and he's also seen success with the song "Sleep Without You."

Just a few years ago Young was a promising baseball pitcher and had hopes of playing in the major leagues.

According to WikiPedia:

Young was a pitcher on his high school baseball team and led the squad to a CIF championship. He went to Ole Miss on a baseball scholarship in 1999 after turning down pre-draft selection by both Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Minnesota Twins. In his one-season on the Rebel baseball team in 2000, he earned a varsity letter and posted two wins and two saves. He then lettered for one season at Irvine Valley before moving to Fresno. However, his pursuit of a professional baseball career was cut short by an elbow injury while at Fresno in 2003.


Bad news for Young was good news for country fans. He took to singing and it's working out great for him.

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