Bobby Lucas Jr. ('11) Featured in Baltimore Sun
June 4, 2012
George Washington baseball alumnus Bobby Lucas was featured in Friday's (6/1/12) Baltimore Sun. The Baltimore native is enjoying a strong start to his second season of professional baseball with the Hagerstown Suns (South Atlantic League) and just earned his masters's degree from GW.
Bobby Lucas Jr. has an out pitch. It's not a 99 mph fastball that makes hitters flail or a nasty curve that causes them to freeze. It's the confidence that comes from having completed his education at George Washington University after being drafted last year by the Washington Nationals.
Lucas, a 24-year-old left-handed pitcher who grew up in Baltimore and played at Calvert Hall, has a dream to pitch in the major leagues. But as he makes his progression from 27th-round longshot to legitimate prospect, Lucas already has Plan B in place