I found his safety glasses helped to make the portrait that much more interesting as does the ball he was trowing to first base.
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon 300mm f/4
Exposure: Matrix Metering, 1/2500, f/4 with an ISO of 4,000
File Type: Nikon RAW
Photo was processed in Photoshop CS5 where I cropped the photo and toned down the background slightly.
Topaz Adjust, Photo Pop