Ke’Bryan Hayes Grew Up with Bat in Hand

Ke’Bryan Hayes has been immersed in baseball since he was 5 or 6 years old, even playing with travel teams at that early age.  His father, Charlie, recognized early on that his  son had a knack for smashing the baseball, and Ke’Bryan is now in his third season in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.  He was the first-round selection of the Pirates in 2015.

Charlie was a major-league third-baseman from 1988 to 2001, claiming a World Series title with the New York Yankees in 1996.

Read more about Ke’Bryan by following the link below from the Bradenton Herald:

http://www.bradenton.com/sports/article154462004.html

Ke’Bryan Hayes to Follow in his Father’s Footsteps

Ke’Bryan Hayes was selected as the 32nd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, a team his father Charlie played for.  A third baseman like his father, Ke’Bryan was a highly touted high school and amateur player.  He had previously committed to play baseball at the University of Tennessee.

Charlie Hayes played in the major leagues for fourteen seasons from 1988 to 2001, which included a World Series title with the Yankees in 1996.  Earlier that same year, Charlie had played his only season with the Pirates.

Read more about Ke’Bryan Hayes at the link below from My Fox Houston:

http://www.myfoxhouston.com/story/29280146/kebryan-hayes-son-of-charlie-hayes-follows-fathers-footsteps