Scotty McCreery is staying grounded, which is great news for the young country star and American Idol's season ten winner. The music business has a way of taking a great kid and turning him or her into a holy terror. But McCreery has vowed to work to be just the opposite.

Just recently McCreery made a $5K donation to the RBI Program which is working to revive baseball in inner cities across America. McCreery says that playing baseball was important part of why he is successful today, citing hard work and teamwork as part of the experiences that have shaped him as a person.

Here's McCreery with his own words: