When Ken Griffey Jr. Was #1 – Beckett Pricing Insider


The 2019 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft is upon us. Including the Compensation and Competitive Balance Picks, over 1,200 players will be drafted, all with the dreams of someday making it to the show. Every year, the buzz surrounds who the first pick will be. This year, the Baltimore Orioles are up first. Odds are that they’ll select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman. Last year, Rutschman had a breakout season and helped the Beavers win the 2018 NCAA Baseball Champion. He was named the 2018 College World Series Most Outstanding Player and considered by most as the favorite to be…

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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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