A 1991 AP file photo shows New York Yankee's vice president and general manager Gene Michael with number one draft pick Brien Taylor after the Yankees signed Taylor to a one-year 1.55 million dollar minor league contract.  Taylor, then 19, had just graduated from high school in NC two months earlier.
A 1991 AP file photo shows New York Yankee's vice president and general manager Gene Michael with number one draft pick Brien Taylor after the Yankees signed Taylor to a one-year 1.55 million dollar minor league contract. Taylor, then 19, had just graduated from high school in NC two months earlier. 1991 AP file photo
A 1991 AP file photo shows New York Yankee's vice president and general manager Gene Michael with number one draft pick Brien Taylor after the Yankees signed Taylor to a one-year 1.55 million dollar minor league contract. Taylor, then 19, had just graduated from high school in NC two months earlier. 1991 AP file photo

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