Chiefs ‘Hire’ 5-Year-Old Bench Coach

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Rocco Johnson says he’s a big baseball fan.

Now the Peoria Chiefs are big fans of Rocco Johnson.

The Chiefs signed the five-year-old Johnson to a one-day contract on Thursday. Johnson, who has Cerebral Palsy, participated in pregame and postgame activities for the Chiefs, who played West Michigan in a Midwest League game Thursday night at Dozer Park.

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