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2012 MLB Draft By the Ages: Part Two

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To play off of the first post, here are the oldest players in the 2012 draft coming out of the prep ranks.

Ty Moore OF Mater Dei Mission Viejo CA UCLA    19.00 7/26/1993
Christopher Oliver 3B/P Churchton Maryland 19.05 7/8/1993
Andre Real 2B Villa Park CA Orange Lutheran   Hawaii 19.05 7/6/1993
Taylore Cherry P Vandalia Butler, Dayton, OH North Carolina   19.09 6/24/1993
Tucker Simpson P Oxford, Oxford, AL Florida 19.21 5/12/1993
Avery Romero SS Pedro Menendez, St. Augustine, FL Florida    19.21 5/11/1993
Ty Buttrey RHP Matthews, NC Arkansas 19.32 3/31/1993
Rock Rucker OF Blessed Trinity, Marietta, GA Auburn 19.34 3/24/1993
Luke Lowery C/1B/OF Midlothian VA Cosby     East Carolina   19.35 3/19/1993
Stephen Gant P  Riverside (Decaturville Tenn.) Vanderbilt 19.37 3/12/1993
Curt Britt P Scotland, Laurinburg, NC South Carolina   19.39 3/5/1993
Matthew Crownover LHP/OF Ringold HS, GA Clemson    19.39 3/5/1993
Michael Massardo INF Waxhaw, N.C. North Carolina 19.50 1/25/1993
Tyler Gonzales SS James Madison, San Antonio, TX Texas 19.51 1/22/1993
Keon Barnum 1B King, Tampa, FL Miami 19.52 1/16/1993

Barnum is the main name here. I think he's a little intriguing considering he is older than players who were drafted already this season like Dominic Jose, Senquez Golson, Ryan Garvey and Kevin Cron.

These guys will have a year of college under their belt by the time Barnum gets drafted. It makes a player like Chris Harvey interesting. Harvey would have been near the oldest players on this list but decided to bypass his senior year to head to Vanderbilt and potentially be the starting Catcher. The position was vacated this year with Curt Casali getting drafted and he could very well have 3 years of catching a great staff in the SEC before ever being exposed to the draft. 

There are hundreds of paths to the majors and it is interesting to see which result in the better success rate.