MJ Rookard HoppersGARY, Ind. (7/8/19) — Another alumnus of the Ohio Valley League has made the jump to professional baseball. Former Hoptown Hopper MJ Rookard signed his first professional contract with the Gary Southshore Railcats of the American Association over the weekend.

A native of Douglasville, Ga., Rookard played at Middle Georgia State University.

Rookard hit .312 with four home runs and 34 RBIs in 40 games for the Hoppers in the 2018 Ohio Valley League season.



Steve LeMaster

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