Anthony Gose, Signs contract with Philadelphia Phillies At The Urban Youth Academy

Friday June 20, 2008 Anthony Gose’s dream became reality on Friday afternoon, when he signed his first professional baseball contract.

Taken in the second round (51st overall) of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft by the Phillies, and signing his contract at the Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Academy.

“It’s a great feeling,” Gose said. “It’s pretty hard to explain, but I am ready to get started with my baseball career.”

Anthony has worked as a Junior Coach for the Urban Youth Academy for over a year.  We are very happy for him. He is a wonderful coach and we are sure he is going to be a wonderful Major League Player!!

Good Luck Anthony!!!



Darrell welcomes the media to the Academy.jpgDarrell Miller, Academy Director welcomes the everyone in attendance to the signing.

Gose and family.jpgAnthony (center) with family during the questions part of the media conference

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