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J.P. Crawford

  1. Phillies Selected the Best Shortstop in the Draft Who Was Also Wearing a Purple Bow Tie and Vest Combination

    Jun 7, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

    Phillies draft pick J.P. Crawford and his purple bowtie

    With the 16th pick in the MLB Draft on Thursday night the Philadelphia Phillies selected J.P. Crawford out of Lakewood, California. He’s touted as the best shortstop in the draft and if his development progresses quickly enough he could be Jimmy Rollins’ replacement in a few years (assistant GM Marti Woliver guesses three or four).…