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Q&A: 1st Round Pick, Dante Bichette, Jr.

Q&A: 1st Round Pick, Dante Bichette, Jr.

Coming from All-Star bloodlines and possessing some of the best "now" power the Yankees have recently drafted, Dante Bichette, Jr was the first pick of the 2011 MLB draft for the Bronx Bombers. We sat down with the slugging righty to discuss what this all means to him, what position he wants to play as a professional, and how his father has influenced his path.

Kevin Levine-Flandrup: You must be flying right now – what is going through your mind? What was going through your mind leading up to the pick? Dante Bichette, Jr: Well, after about the 30th pick we knew some people were interested in me, and we were holding our breath because obviously we wanted to get to the Yankees. We were fortunate enough to get past all those other guys, got to the...

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