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Dexter Fowler: Why the Center Fielder Should Be NL Rookie of the Month

Published by on May 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

What has been so impressive about Rockies' rookie center fielder Dexter Fowler?


Well, to start off, he played in Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics before he ever even set foot on a Major League field.


Fowler, who was drafted in the 14th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball draft, rejected offers to play at the University of Miami to sign straight with the Colorado Rockies' organization. He was selected to play in the All-Star Futures game in Yankee Stadium last year.


So we know this kid is athletic, but what else makes him special?


He's also got the brains. In addition to being...

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