Red Sox Outfielder Shaq Thompson to Pursue Football Full-Time

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Red Sox Outfielder Shaq Thompson to Pursue Football Full-Time

Outfielder Shaq Thompson, whom the Red Sox drafted in the 18th round of the 2012 draft — despite the fact that he was incredibly raw after having not played baseball from sixth grade until he resumed the sport as a high school senior — has decided to stop pursuing a baseball career in order to dedicate himself fully to the pursuit of a football career.

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