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Austin is a native of The Woodlands, Texas, and a graduate of Baylor University. Over the past five years he has worked as a secondary baseball contact at Baylor and the primary baseball contact at Louisiana Tech. Currently, Austin works for the communications and press department at BP America in Houston.

Army’s Cole White Impressing in Minors

Each professional baseball player has a unique journey to explain their path to the minor leagues. For First Lieutenant Cole White, his path took him through the U.S. Military Academy.

Following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, White decided as a high school junior that he was going to serve his country after graduation. With an appointment to West Point in hand, White cemented his name in the Black Knights’ record book and was eventually drafted by the Pirates in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft. Continue reading Army’s Cole White Impressing in Minors