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June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

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June 15, 2015

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STANLEY CUP FINALS
  • TALL MAN VS. IRON MAN. LONG LEGS VS. STRONG LEGS. THE HEART OF THE BLACKHAWKS-LIGHTNING SERIES IS THE BATTLE BETWEEN TWO NHL OUTLIERS. LAST MAN STANDING GETS THE CUP

FIFA SCANDAL
NBA FINALS
STEVE KERR
JOHAN SANTANA
POINT AFTER
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Future pros who played together

ON JUNE 2, HIGHLY touted third base prospect Joey Gallo made his major league debut for the Rangers by smashing a single, a double and a homer. It turns out Gallo and current major league home run leader Bryce Harper played Little League ball together in Las Vegas. They are not the only pair of pros that played together as preps. What follows is a partial list of some highly accomplished former teammates.

This is an article from the June 15, 2015 issue

Big League Buddies

Clayton Kershaw P Dodgers

Matthew Stafford QB Lions

HIGHLAND PARK HIGH | TEXAS

Stafford was the No. 1 pick in the 2009 NFL draft and was the 2015 Pro Bowl MVP; Kershaw is a three-time Cy Young Award winner with a 103--52 record.

Steven Stamkos C Lightning

P.K. Subban D Canadiens

NORTH YORK CANADIENS | YOUTH

Stamkos, Tampa Bay's captain and the No. 1 pick in the '08 draft, has 276 goals and 222 assists; Subban, an All-Star in '13, has 57 goals and 170 assists.

Matt Harvey P Mets

Jesse Hahn P A's

FITCH SENIOR HIGH | CONN.

Harvey is an All-Star with a career 2.54 ERA and an 18--13 record; Hahn, a late bloomer, is 10--9 in 23 career starts.

Kyrie Irving PG Cavaliers

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist F Hornets

ST. PATRICK HIGH | N.J.

The No. 1 pick in '11, Irving was a ROY and a three-time All-Star; Kidd-Gilchrist won a national championship at Kentucky and averaged 10.9 points and 7.6 rebounds last year.

Mike Wallace WR Vikings

Keenan Lewis CB Saints

O. PERRY WALKER HIGH | L.A.

A 2012 Pro Bowler, Wallace has scored 47 touchdowns; Lewis has seven interceptions in 77 career games.

PHOTOTIM HEITMAN/USA TODAY SPORTS (GALLO)PHOTODENIS POROY/GETTY IMAGES (HARPER)PHOTOJUSTIN EDMONDS/GETTY IMAGES (KERSHAW)PHOTOMATT DUNHAM/AP (STAFFORD)PHOTOSCOTT AUDETTE/NHLI/GETTY IMAGES (STAMKOS)PHOTOANDRE RINGUETTE/NHLI/GETTY IMAGES (SUBBAN)PHOTOKATHY KMONICEK/AP (HARVEY)PHOTOELAINE THOMPSON/AP (HAHN)PHOTODAVID E. KLUTHO FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (IRVING)PHOTOMATT SLOCUM/AP (KIDD-GILCHRIST)PHOTOHANNAH FOSLIEN/GETTY IMAGES (WALLACE)PHOTOSCOTT BOEHM/AP (LEWIS)