Sample drafted into the major league

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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A lifelong dream come true is how Matt Sample describes being drafted on day two of the MLB first-year player draft to the Diamondbacks. Sample, 22, a 2007 graduate from Pea Ridge High School, played baseball for the Blackhawks his freshman and senior years of high school. Originally from Benton, Sample moved to Pea Ridge and began playing for coach John King his freshman year.

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