Over the last few weeks, we’ve been running daily This Day in Yankees History posts. These blasts from the past remind of us some of the brightest stars from yesteryear, as well as a few players we thought would reach that level, but never quite did. That brings us to this week’s FanPost Friday prompt:
Which former Yankees prospect did you think would be a star?
Prospects bust. That’s the nature of the game, Some prove tougher to accept, though. We get attached to certain players, dreaming on them from the day they sign. Take Jesus Montero for example. After years of hype, he made an immediate impact with the Bombers in September 2011. That sadly would be the high point of his career, but he’s not alone. Manny Banuelos, Brien Taylor, and others fit the bill. Which busted prospect surprised you the most? Head over to the FanPost section and submit your answer. We’ll feature one of the submissions on the front page on Friday.
How will we select which FanPosts to promote to the front page? Some of it will be subjective. If you follow our tips, you should find yourself on the right track. We will also be looking for FanPosts with comments and recommendations. Depending on the number of responses we get, receiving some recs on your post could separate your FanPost from the crowd. Additionally, if your post has a number of comments then it may have sparked some worthwhile discussions. These are just a few things we’ll be looking for when we decide which post(s) to promote on the front page. We are always on the lookout for new talent, and the FanPost section can be a great way to get our attention.
Submit your answer in the FanPost section before Friday (April 10) for your post to be considered.