Corey Littrell was a 5th-round draft pick in the 2013 MLB draft out of the University of Kentucky. His experience in the SEC has given him confidence to play professional baseball, as well as having a father and grandfather who played professional baseball. Grandfather Jack Littrell played parts of four seasons in the Majors from 1952-1957. His father, an 11th round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers, pitched in minor league baseball during 1977 to 1980.
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