Chase Hampton

Texas Tech pitcher and former Kilgore High School standout Chase Hampton (above) was taken 190th overall in the Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees.

Former Kilgore High School baseball standout Chase Hampton was the first East Texas player to hear his name called in the 2022 Major League Baseball Draft.

Hampton, who pitched this past spring for Texas Tech, was drafted in the sixth round – the 190th pick overall – the on Monday by the New York Yankees.

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Mitch Lucas is the sports editor for the Kilgore News Herald, and has been since June 1, 2002.

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