Mattingly Romanin Among Four Hannibal Cavemen Drafted by MLB
Many of us involved with the Hannibal Cavemen remember Mattingly Romanin being leveled by a skydiver during the summer of 2013.
Romanin is one of four former Hannibal Cavemen taken in Major League Baseball's First Year Player Draft earlier this month. Romanin was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 39th round.
Other former Cavemen taken were:
Jared Foster LA Angels 5th round.
Kris Goodman Miami Marlins 32nd round
Jeff Smith Arizona Diamondbacks 30th round
Five former Quincy Gems were drafted:
Steven Pallares Oakland Athletics 10th round.
Nick Hibbing Pittsburgh Pirates 16th round.
Stuart Levy Baltimore Orioles 27th round.
Zach George Pittsburgh Pirates 35th round.
Geoff Hartlieb NY Mets 37th round.
A total of 31 former Prospect League players were drafted in this year's draft.