Baseball has always been a family sport. But over the past few years it has become a more common theme among the game — a growing number second-generation players making an impact in the game. During the MLB Draft on Sunday, that continued as history was broken twice. Two sons of former major leaguers were selected first and second overall for the first time with the picks Jackson Holliday (son of Matt) and Druw Jones (son of Andruw). They would be joined by Justin Crawford (son of Carl) at 16 and Cam Collier (son of Lou) at 17. That broke…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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