Next Jeter? Top Yanks prospect Volpe just focused on improvement

Feb 28, 2022 547

BY: Bryan Hoch

 Anthony Volpe has been turning heads for nearly a decade, dating back to when hopefuls at a development facility in Harrisburg, Pa., would speak in hushed tones about the sure-handed shortstop already fielding recruitment inquiries from Team USA.

“Oh my gosh, I thought he was like the best player ever,” said Yankees prospect Beck Way, who attended those workouts alongside his future teammate. “Super quick, super fast, hitting home runs. I’m older than him, and he’d play on our team and hit on these fields. As a 12-year-old, he fit right in. That shows a lot. If he could do that at 12, he’ll be able to compete at any level.”

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