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Bob Gorinski (Athlete) – Drafted 22nd overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 1970 MLB Draft
  • First WPIAL student-athlete to be picked in the MLB Draft first round
  • He played 10 professional baseball seasons, one in the MLB for the Twins
  • He helped lead Mt. Pleasant to the 1970 WPIAL baseball title
  • Rushed for 3,350 yards as a running back in football
  • Signed a scholarship to play football at Penn State University before choosing baseball