Over 80 relatives of MLB players, managers, coaches, scouts and executives are expected to be selected in the 2013 MLB Draft starting today–evidence that baseball’s “family tree” is producing more fruit in the form of hitters and pitchers. This year’s crop includes familiar names like Berra, Biggio, Clemens, Mazzilli, Pettitte, and Yastrzemski.
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See attached article from MLB.com for a pretty good list of potential 2013 draftees: