Originally Posted by TheVulture
Nah, Pujols wasn't ranked higher probably because he was in the low minors in his first professional season. He started in low A Midwest League in 2000, and was in the majors the next year. Meanwhile, Crede was coming off an impressive season at Birmingham.
How many times did the hometown KC Royals, who had to know about him, pass him up in the draft, forty something.