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Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Glavine, Drury Tred Similar Path

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Nothing earth-shattering here, but an interesting read nonetheless via The Canadian Press.

As most know, former-and-perhaps-future Mets pitcher Tom Glavine was a phenomenal high school athlete, hailing from Massachusetts and excelling at both baseball and hockey. In June 1984, he was drafted 47th overall by MLB’s Atlanta Braves and 69th overall by the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings – ahead of Hall-of-Famers Luc Robitaille and Brett Hull that same year.

Meanwhile, New York Rangers free agent signee Chris Drury took a similar route to the pros, leading his Trumbull, CT, baseball team to the Little League World Series championship in 1989, before an injury steered his collegiate career toward the rink.

Check out the whole article here.

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