Air Force Sports


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May 5, 2007
Air Force pick hoping for deferment so he can play baseball

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...