Davenport Central Graduate Drafted to St. Louis Cardinals
Davenport Central High School graduate and Mizzou junior Ian Bedell was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth-round of the MLB Draft. He was chosen 122nd overall.
Bedell, a 20-year-old, 6' 2" right-handed pitcher, said he's pretty certain he will sign with the Cardinals, being he grew up watching them.
We talked with Ian's mom today, who told us about driving "around 500,000 miles" taking him to different tournaments around the country, playing in different local baseball leagues, and how he spent the draft with friends.
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