MINNEAPOLIS -- Kohl Stewart is a multi-sport athlete, and it turns out he's pretty good at both sports.
That's evident by the fact that the Texas prep pitcher was not only taken by the Minnesota Twins with the No. 4 overall pick in this month's Major League Baseball draft, but he also has a scholarship to play quarterback at Texas A&M. Many high schoolers would love to have that kind of talent in one sport, let alone two. The gift of athleticism means Stewart had a choice to make upon graduating: baseball or football.
That sounds like a familiar scenario for Twins fans, who remember when a local kid from Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul had the option of either playing professional baseball as a catcher or heading south to play quarterback at Florida State University. The kid, of course, is Joe Mauer, who ultimately chose baseball over football.
"I wouldn't have signed to Florida State if it wasn't a possibility," Mauer said. "I always wanted to play in the big leagues and alwa...