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June 2 1995 Kerry Wood throws 177 Pitches in a High School Double Header the day after he was drafted.

Written by Bruce Weirauch,

The day after Kerry Wood is drafted by the Chicago Cubs, his Grand Prairie high school coach pitches him in both ends of a double header, throwing 177 pitches. June 2 1995. Cubs officials, who had selected Wood with the fourth overall pick in the draft two days earlier, publicly criticized Grand Prairie’s coach. 

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