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New York native John Franco had a dream come true when his son was drafted by the team he played on. J.J. Franco was drafted in the late rounds of today's MLB draft. Franco enjoyed a stellar career at Poly Prep as a four-year contributor to the standout baseball program. Last year he went 8-0 on the mound and batted .472 in the leadoff spot, leading the Blue Devils to a third consecutive Ivy League regular season crown. He was named as Class B Player of the Year by the New York State Sportswriters Association, and he was recently named an Under Armour preseason All-American. With his superstar dad by his side, Franco has made a name for himself in four years as Poly Prep's ace right-hander, standout shortstop, and leadoff hitter. Recently, he took another step into carving his own le ...

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