He was drafted right before Mike Trout. He’s still chasing the dream in independent baseball. | MLB

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1.He was drafted right before Mike Trout. He’s still chasing the dream in independent baseball. | MLB

Meet Jared Mitchell, the 2009 College World Series MVP and a college football national champion with LSU. After his storied career, he went on to be drafted by the Chicago White Sox with the 23rd pick in the 2009 MLB draft — two spots before the Los Angeles Angeles, who also had the 24th pick, took Mike Trout. After a devastating injury, he’s still chasing his Major League dream, playing independent baseball for the Sugar Land Skeeters in Texas.

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