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Watch Twitter react to Bobby Witt Jr. agreeing to terms with Kansas City Royals

The crowd (and Witt family) goes wild

A crowd of family, friends and Colleyville Heritage teammates erupted Monday after hearing Bobby Witt Jr.’s name announced as the No. 2 overall pick in the MLB draft by the Kansas City Royals.
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A crowd of family, friends and Colleyville Heritage teammates erupted Monday after hearing Bobby Witt Jr.’s name announced as the No. 2 overall pick in the MLB draft by the Kansas City Royals.

Colleyville Heritage star shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals agreed to terms on Wednesday.

Witt Jr., who was the second overall pick in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, won the 5A state title on Saturday in Round Rock as the Panthers defeated Georgetown, 14-2 in six innings. It’s the program’s first title.

Texas Rangers Hall of Famer Michael Young surprised top-ranked high school baseball player Bobby Witt Jr. with the 2018-19 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year award on Wednesday at Colleyville Heritage.

The Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year was at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City for a press conference. He also took in the Royals vs. Detroit Tigers game with father Bobby Witt Sr., a former Texas Ranger, mother Laurie and girlfriend Maggie.

Witt Jr. answered hundreds of questions and even met Royals legend George Brett. Here’s video from the Royals, Fox Sports and other reactions from Twitter:

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