Major League Baseball officials rarely agree with Scott Boras on the appropriate price for his elite draft picks, but they can't criticize him for a lack of historical perspective.
Boras was new to the business in 1982 when he hooked up with a talented college pitcher named Tim Belcher. That was the same year a promising shortstop from the Dominican Republic made his debut with the Philadelphia Phillies. The kid would eventually become known as "the ageless Julio Franco."
So when Boras ...
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