Bingham Chosen by San Diego Padres

Posted on 6/9/2010 12:44:36 PM

Senior shortstop Paul Bingham became the first IUP baseball player chosen in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft in seven years when he was picked in the twentieth round by the San Diego Padres on June 8, 2010.

The 22-year-old Bingham gained the attention of baseball scouts during an honor-filled senior season that included his selection as a first team Daktronics and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-American and to the American Baseball Coaches Association second team.