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From East Coweta to the pros, Devonte Brown signs with Blue Jays


  • By Rob Grubbs
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  • Jul. 26, 2022 - 6:48 PM

From East Coweta to the pros, Devonte Brown signs with Blue Jays

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Devonte Brown, shown at North Carolina State, signed a professional baseball contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Former East Coweta Indian Devonte Brown recently signed a professional baseball contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Brown was rated the fifth-best shortstop after his senior season with the Indians in 2017. He played in 192 career games at North Carolina State and hit .281 with 33 home runs and 109 RBI.

His Wolfpack team was denied a chance to play for the 2021 NCAA National Baseball Championship when they had to forfeit a game against Vanderbilt to reach the finals.

Brown's prowess and solid athleticism in the outfield have allowed him to climb the professional ladder in the Blue Jays organization.