Yankees sign No. 1 pick

June, 18, 2011
6/18/11
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The Yankees announced they have signed Dante Bichette Jr., their No. 1 pick (51st overall) in the 2011 draft and have assigned him to the Gulf Coast League Yankees, who begin their season Monday in Tampa. The 6-1, 215-pound third baseman is the son of former major leaguer Dante Bichette.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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OTHER LEADERS
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