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Phillies First-Overall Pick Mickey Moniak Sees MLB Bet Fulfilled

When the Philadelphia Phillies drafted high school outfielder Mickey Moniak, two levels of joy overcame him. The first was finally fulfilling his dream of being a professional baseball player. His second, well let’s just say is a bit more unusual.

Moniak and his long-time friend Ethan Abrams played baseball together throughout their lives. As they grew older, and the prospects of playing professional baseball became real, the two levied a wager.

If Moniak was drafted within the top-10 picks a major league team would have the honor of having his signature permanently tattooed on the others backside.