Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Sticking with our theme of the day, I must come clean. I love baseball, I love watching baseball, and I enjoy watching players who are not members of my favorite team. But there is one player in particular who gives me the chills every time I see him play. The year was 2008, the Chicago Cubs finished with the second best record in all of baseball and due to the supplemental draft picks, and they landed ended up with the 31st pick in the 2009 MLB Draft. With that selection, the Cubs reached out selected Brett Jackson to hopefully be their center fielder of the future. As of yet, the Cubs have yet to see anything of value out of Jackson at the major league level. I bring this up, because six picks earlier 2012 Rookie of the Year Mike Trout was selected by the Anaheim Angels. The Angels actually finished with a better record than the Cubs, but because the New York Yankees signed Mark Teixeira in free agency their pick was awarded to the Angels. Who is to say if Trout would have fallen six
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