(Bloomberg) -- Paul Goldschmidt said he was unsure of whether he’d reach the big leagues as a minor-leaguer in Mobile, Alabama. So he lined up an internship at Morgan Stanley.

He was promoted to the Arizona Diamondbacks before he took the job, though two years later the one-time college finance major’s interest in business remains steadfast even after becoming an All-Star with a five-year, $32 million contract extension.

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