Draft day has become somewhat of a disappointing day for 21-year-old David Phelps, but each time it…
Q&A with Yankees 14th Round Pick David Phelps
PinstripesPlus.com: Tell us what was going through your mind after being selected by a team like the Yankees. David Phelps: I grew up in St. Louis so there was always a rich baseball history around me growing up. If you are a fan of the game it's impossible to not cherish what the Yankees have brought to the game. Draft day came along, and I did not really know who to expect and then the Yankees popped up. I thought if you are going to be a part of any organization, why not be a part of the most successful organization in all of baseball. It's something that is a real honor, they've taken a chance on me and I won't let them down. PinstripesPlus: Were you surprised it was the Yankees that selected you? I mean, had you and the Yankees talked much before the draft? Phelps: We were in a little bit of contact with the Yankees but it was a little bit of a surprise. When it got [later in the draft] I thought it might not happen. I was...
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