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Harvey Named All-America PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 18:31

Pitcher Hunter Harvey from Bunker Hill High has been named a third-team All-America on the 2013 High School All-America Team by Baseball America. Harvey was selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the 22nd pick in the first-round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on June 6, Harvey was 15-0 for the Bears the last two years. He signed with the Orioles on Monday. His signing bonus was worth $1,947,600. Harvey, who had no intentions to play in college, never made a verbal commitment. His goal was to play professionally.
Harvey is the son of former two-time All Star closer Bryan Harvey and the brother of a former Florida Marlins second round pick, Kris Harvey. Bryan Harvey was named the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year in 1991. He played in the Majors nine years (California Angels, 1987-92; Florida Marlins, 1993-95).
Harvey and the Orioles 37th pick (in the second round), Georgia prep outfielder Josh Hart, who signed on Monday, as well, will report to Sarasota, Fla., Baltimore's Rookie League, Class A affiliate in the Gulf Coast League. Hart's signing bonus was worth 1.45 million.

 

Photo Courtesy: Hunter Harvey, PHOTO SUBMITTED

  
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