Gio Gonzalez's childhood pursuits often led him to a baseball diamond. His youthful passion paid off when he was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the first round in the 2004 amateur draft. (Gonzalez family)

Gio Gonzalez's childhood pursuits often led him to a baseball diamond. His youthful passion paid off when he was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the first round in the 2004 amateur draft. (Gonzalez family)