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Old 06-14-2017, 01:31 PM
PaleHoser PaleHoser is offline
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Originally Posted by TDog View Post
Look at the Cubs first-rounders. At least before 1980, the White Sox have Carlos May and Harold Baines. When the White Sox picked Frank Thomas in the first round in 1989, the Cubs took Earl Cunningham with the next pick.
My favorite Cubs pick was 1988 when they drafted Ty Griffin, a second baseman they intended to move to third because they already had Ryne Sandberg.

Sox drafted the best third baseman they've had the last 100 years with the following pick, and Griffin never played above Double A.
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