Russell Wilson is in the midst of an MVP-worthy season. He's got the Seattle Seahawks sitting on top of the NFC and ready to make a Super Bowl run. But the little guy's accomplishments don't stop there.
The Texas Rangers selected Wilson in Major League Baseball's Rule 5 draft on Thursday morning.
Ha, Russell Wilson just got taken in the minor league Rule 5 draft. Just in case, I suppose ...— John Manuel (@johnmanuelba) December 12, 2013
#Rangers took Russell Wilson, left out that fact— John Manuel (@johnmanuelba) December 12, 2013
Incredible news. Wilson probably got the call this morning.
From the Russell Wilson Rule 5 draft watch party:
Congratulations for baseball, Russell. You report to the Round Rock Rounders in 90 days.A couple of rather interesting people are excited about Wilson's ensuing hardball career:
Primetime, of course, won a Super Bowl and World Series, so he speaks from experience.
If I were @DangeRussWilson i would seriously consider baseball and weigh all options with the Texas Rangers. Truth— DeionSanders (@DeionSanders) December 12, 2013