Position players show strong arms and big bats

Originally Published: June 28, 2011
By Patrick McGavin | Special to ESPNHS.com

RIVER GROVE, Ill.--The setting for the second day of the Chicago White Sox Area Code tryouts was fitting. Trinity Junior College is a Midwestern powerhouse justly famous for producing the late Kirby Puckett, the South Side Chicago-native who tormented the Sox and the rest of the league with division rival Minnesota Twins.

With Puckett's retired jersey adorning the left-center wall, it proved not only symbolic though a tribute, a place for aspiring young big leaguers to show their ...

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