PRODIGY : a highly talented child or youth
Lets see, Julian was 21 or so when this card was produced.
So can only a child or youth be a prodigy?
17 year career on 11 different teams.
JOURNEYMAN would be a more appropriate term.
In 1997 he appeared in a NL leading 89 games.
Hit 97 batters in his career, that's a lot.
Won a World Series with the Red Sox in 2007 although he did not play.