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By Jon M. Fishman

Pittsburgh Pirates celebrity middle fielder Andrew McCutchen did not have a lot growing to be up. yet he did have giant goals approximately enjoying for an incredible League Baseball (MLB) crew. In 2005, these desires got here real while the Pirates selected Andrew with the eleventh choose within the MLB draft. The Pirates have been a nasty workforce. They hadn't been to the playoffs considering the fact that 1992. Andrew helped swap all that. In 2013, he led the Pirates to the playoffs, and he was once named nationwide League Most worthy participant within the approach.

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Even better, he has helped make the Pirates a winning team. With Andrew in the outfield, Pittsburgh’s future is bright. 286 with 12 home runs and 22 stolen bases Called up to play 108 games with the Pittsburgh Pirates Played in 20 games for the Indianapolis Indians Played in 135 games for the Indianapolis Indians Played in 118 games for the Altoona Curve Played in 17 games for the Indianapolis Indians Played in 114 games for the Hickory Crawdads Played in 20 games for the Altoona Curve Played in 13 games for the Williamsport Crosscutters Played in 45 games for the Gulf Coast League Pirates Chosen by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 11th overall pick in the MLB draft Played baseball, football, and ran track at FMHS Played baseball, football, and ran track at FMHS Helped the FMHS track team win the state championship in the 4x100-meter relay Played baseball, football, and ran track at FMHS Played baseball, football, and ran track at FMHS Became a member of the FMHS varsity baseball team Scored five touchdowns in one game on the FMHS junior varsity football team 29 Glossary batter’s box: the areas on both sides of home plate where the batter can stand batting average: a number that describes how often a baseball player gets a hit center fielder: a person who plays in the middle of the outfield contract: an agreement signed by a player and a team that states the amount of money the player is paid and the number of years he will play division: a group of teams that compete for first place in their group and play more often against one another.

Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2006. com/home The official Major League Baseball website provides fans with game results, statistics, schedules, and biographies of players. c_id=pit The official website of the Pittsburgh Pirates includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Andrew McCutchen and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. 31 Index All-Star Game, 28 Cutch’s Crew, 26 Dixie Youth Baseball team, 12–13 Gulf Coast League Pirates, 21 Hanslovan, Maria (fiancée), 27 Hurdle, Clint, 8 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft (2005), 18–20 McCutchen, Andrew: batting averages, 15, 18, 24–25, 27; charity work, 26; childhood, 10–12; high school years, 16–18; middle school years, 14–15; minor-league career, 21; MLB games, 4–7, 22–23; relationship with parents, 12, 17–19, 23 McCutchen, Lorenzo (father), 9–12, 17–19, 23 McCutchen, Petrina Swan (mother), 9–12, 17, 19, 23 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, 8, 27 Pittsburgh Pirates, 4–5, 18–21, 22–25, 28 Sidwell, Rob, 19–20 Tofanelli, Jeff, 13–16 World Series, 5 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Rich Schultz/ Getty Images, p.

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