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Chiefs' Mahomes not only welcomes spotlight, he thrives in it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's no containing Patrick Mahomes II.

The future Kansas City Chiefs quarterback proved that at the World Series at age 5, when his father was pitching for the New York Mets. Young Patrick would assume his stance at one end of the Shea Stadium bullpen, and knock lobbed pitches back at his dad during warmups.

"The bullpen was about 80 feet long, and the fence was about 10, 11 feet high," father Pat Mahomes recalled. "He could hit, but he could never hit it over

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