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Evan Gattis goes from janitor to World Series champ

Evan Gattis' travels have been well-documented.

The Houston Astros' catcher struggled with substance abuse and anxiety and spent time in rehab instead of heading to play college baseball after high school. He also took a job as a parking valet attendant and also as a janitor before going back to college and playing baseball at UT-Permian Basin, eventually becoming a 2010 draft pick of the Atlanta Braves.

Gattis' time away from baseball helped mold him. He hasn't shied away from talking about his past and if he needed a reminder of where he's come from, all he has to do is check out his old work ID.

Less than a decade later, the one-time janitor is a World Series champion. That's a script straight out of Hollywood.

-- John Silver