Tod Van Poppel (and the case of Scott Burrell)

Tod Van Poppel (and the case of Scott Burrell)

Post by a.. » Sun, 10 Jun 1990 04:17:53


Quote:

>Scott Burrell, right-handed pitcher from Hamden, CN, was a first-
>round pick by the Seattle Mariners last year.  He refused to sign
>and enrolled at the University of Connecticut instead -- to play
>basketball.  This year, he was drafted in the fifth round by the
>Blue Jays.  He said he may sign with the Jays this summer, but
>still wants to return to school in the fall to play basketball.

>This doesn't seem to jibe with the "after his junior of college"
>assertion.

But he is NOT playing college baseball.  I beleive that is the
key.  

Andy Knipp  SE
Sun Microsystems
Schaumburg, IL

 
 
 

Tod Van Poppel (and the case of Scott Burrell)

Post by Howard Lyn » Sun, 10 Jun 1990 04:24:42

Any college player can tranfer to a JC and then be eligible for the next
draft, ala Alex Fernandez from Univ Miami/Miami-Dade JC this year.  So the
statements that he can not be drafted until after his junior year need to
qualified.

*** "MOB"