Houston Astros superstar Jose Altuve explains his tough path to the big leagues

Houston Astros superstar Jose Altuve is widely recognized as one of the best second basemen in Major League Baseball today..

Houston Astros superstar Jose Altuve Since entering the league in 2011..

Altuve has consistently established himself as one  top players.of the sport's

All the way back in 2007, when he was just 17 years old, Altuve attended a tryout for the Astros.

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Baseball was not always this prosperous for Altuve. 

Altuve. He was denied a spot because of his size

 He returned to the tryout and was ultimately awarded a spot in the Houston Astros organization.

Altuve said his dad convinced him to return to the tryout, where he ultimately made

the team and was offered a contract with the organization