Tag Archive: MLB Draft

  1. Draft King Cubs vs. Cardinal Hacks

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    The @Cubs ‏have the 27th and 30th overall picks in the @MLBDraft tonight and four of the first 105 selections. The Cubs currently have five first-round draft picks on their 25-man roster. 2011-Javy Baez (drafted by Jim Hendry), 2012-Albert Almora, 2013-Kris Bryant, 2014-Kyle Schwarber and 2015-Ian Happ.

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  2. Cubs Draft Pick # 622-How Mark Grace went from the North Pole to the North Side

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    In 1985 Grace was a junior at San Diego State when he was drafted by the Cubs in the 24th round and offered $5,000, but rather than sign he planned to go back to school for his senior year. His coach suggested that Grace spend his summer with the North Pole Nicks, in the Alaska League, where he could play without endangering his amateur status. Grace made $250 a month painting houses during the day and played ball (very well) at night. The Cubs took notice at the end of the Alaska League season and upped their offer to $20,000. Grace signed on the dotted line. Three years later he began a big league career (out of Double-A) that would include three All-Star appearances and four Gold Gloves.

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  3. Cubs Draft Pick # 622-How Mark Grace went from the North Pole to the North Side

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    In 1985 Grace was a junior at San Diego State when he was drafted by the Cubs in the 24th round and offered $5,000, but rather than sign he planned to go back to school for his senior year. His coach suggested that Grace spend his summer with the North Pole Nicks, in the Alaska League, where he could play without endangering his amateur status. Grace made $250 a month painting houses during the day and played ball (very well) at night. The Cubs took notice at the end of the Alaska League season and upped their offer to $20,000. Grace signed on the dotted line. Three years later he began a big league career (out of Double-A) that would include three All-Star appearances and four Gold Gloves.

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  4. A ROUGH DRAFT FOR CHICAGO CUBS FANS

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    What happens when you take a really cool Cubs song and turn it into a “School House Rock” animated cartoon? 

    You’ll know very soon. Coming to a smart phone near you!
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    TAKE A LISTEN WHILE THE CUBS TAKE A DAY OFF.

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