Dad gives up $13 million for his son.

This dad just told his teenage son and the world, that getting to spend one season with him, is worth more than $13 million.

Chicago White Sox first baseman and designated hitter Adam LaRoche put family first when he retired from a job that guaranteed him $13 million for playing a game for one year. The love of the game was no match for LaRoche’s love for his 14-year-old son, Drake.

When the White Sox VP told LaRoche his son couldn’t spend as much time (or any according to some reports) in the clubhouse (despite arrangements that had been made ahead of time and a clear like for the teen by fellow teammates), LaRoche had to make a choice. He chose his family. Continue reading