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Mets Select Outfielder Desmond Lindsay With The 53rd Pick

Desmond Lindsay, Draft, Mets, MLB, MLB First-Year Player Draft

The New York Mets last night announced the club has selected outfielder Desmond Lindsay from The Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota, FL with the 53rd overall pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The 6-0, 200-pounder was a 2015 Perfect Game All-American and a Florida All-Region First Team. Lindsay, 18, was the MVP for the 17 and under World Wood Bat Association National Championship last year after batting .387 (12-31) with three home runs and 10 RBI.

Lindsay first enrolled at The Out-of-Door Academy as a seventh-grader and spent six years at the school. He was the first student to benefit from a scholarship fund and so to pay it forward from January, 2014-April, 2015, Lindsay raised $44,000 for the Taylor Emmons Scholarship.

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About Ray Gruenfelder

Creator and Founder of The Guy Corner NYC, the Guys lifestyle blog (Tech, Sports, Food, Drinks & much more) Married father of 2, this page is dedicated to "Guy Stuff". We will be sharing Tech tips, mobile app reviews, sports stories, talking about my favorite foods and adult beverages & a whole lot more.

Posted on June 9, 2015 4:28 am, in The Jock and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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