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The All-Ivy League Ex-Marine Trying to Make the Majors

In this VICE Sports exclusive, Joey Falcone talks about war, college, baseball and how his life experiences will shape his future.
June 18, 2015, 2:10pm

Joey Falcone both is and isn't your typical college senior. At 29-years-old, he has three tours of duty under his belt as a Marine and a host of life experience. Still, before graduation, he had to balance a rigorous course load within the general studies program at Columbia University with playing baseball at a Division 1 level. Now he needs to figure out what comes next. Baseball? The working world? In this VICE Sports exclusive, Falcone tells us that he sees himself as a young man with his options open.