Russell Wilson is a two sport athlete and was once drafted by the Texas Rangers. Told the New York Yankees acquired those rights and Wilson has agreed to play for the team.
Russell Wilson would later release a statement where he said the following. “Growing up taking grounders, hitting BP, and throwing deep post routes early in the mornings with my dad and brother is where my love of sports came from, and those memories stick with me every morning I wake up. Baseball remains a huge part of where I came from and who I am today.,” said Wilson.
Russell Wilson will play for the Yankee’s Class AA team in Trenton. He is also expected to report to their training camp in Tampa, FL.