Jack Leiter drafted by Texas Rangers in first round of MLB draft


BAYVILLE, NJ – Jack Leiter, the son of former Major League Baseball pitcher Al Leiter was drafted number two overall in the 2021 Major League Baseball draft by the Texas Rangers. Leiter, who attended Delbarton High School amassed a 14-3 record with 177 strikeouts.

In college, Leiter played for Vanderbilt and missed his entire freshman season due to the COVID-19 NCAA cancelation.

This year, he went 11-4 and struck out 179 batters. Check out a Jersey Shore Sports Zone look back on his high school highlights here in New Jersey.

Photo by Vanderbilt University.

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