Anthony Volpe chooses Yankees in ‘hardest decision of my life’

Jun 16, 2019 491

BY: Greg Joyce

It all still seemed like a dream for Anthony Volpe: Finally deciding to go pro after a few sleepless nights, hearing his name called in the MLB draft by the team he grew up rooting for and getting a call from Yankees manager Aaron Boone to congratulate him.

Then he put on the pinstripes for the first time on Monday — the real ones — and it all started to hit him. He was a New York Yankee. “I’ve been getting goose bumps the whole day,” Volpe said Monday at Yankee Stadium after signing a contract to turn pro and forgo a college career at Vanderbilt. “It’s such a dream come true.”

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