Could this be the end of the baseball run for the son of “The Great One?”
We’ll go ahead and leave that to people with a greater knowledge of lower-level professional baseball prospects, but either way, the Los Angeles Angels released Trevor Gretzky from their organization on Saturday.
That’s the word from MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez, in a tweet that’s practically soaked in nepotism:
As a seventh-round pick by the Chicago Cubs, it’s likely that Trevor Gretzky faced a long road to making the MLB.
His numbers aren’t record-breaking (via TSN):
Gretzky, a 23-year-old outfielder, batted .242 with two home runs and 21 RBIs for the Class A Burlington Bees last year.
/Cringes in advance at possible “THE KID PICKED THE WRONG SPORT!” comments.
P.S. this might be rubbing it in for the Gretzky family: