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Air Force pick hoping for deferment so he can play baseball

http://www.sungazette.com/Sports/articles.asp?articleID=19189

Most players called their families, texted their friends, and maybe even went out to Sizzler to celebrate.

When Karl Bolt got drafted, he had to worry about writing high-ranking military officials.

Bolt may well end up a Williamsport Crosscutter after the Phillies selected him Friday in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. But because he hails from the Air Force Academy, the outfielder is expected to complete a service requirement before he can enter the civilian work force — which includes minor league baseball...
 
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