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Saturday September 30th 2023


Who Is #1525 James Rice

Rice was MLB Draft Pick #1525.  The last pick of the draft, the last pick of the defending World Series champion New York Yankees.

When people look at the draft, they pay attention to the first three to four rounds, as that's obviously where the big names are.  A cosmic dance between agents and players, agents and team officials.  One trying to sign the most lucrative contract possible, while the other side building their roster for the future.

Those die-hards fans can probably name the best all-time number one picks: Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Hamilton, Joe Mauer, Ken Griffey Jr., Bryan Bullington (whoops), I mean Chipper Jones, and maybe Bryce Harper.

What about the other 49 rounds?

What about the player that scouts ...

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