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All In The Family

Trevor becomes second Clifton to join forces with Cubs

Former Heritage pitcher Trevor Clifton sits with Chicago Cubs scout Keith Ryman and mom and dad, Betsy and Dennis Clifton, on Friday at Smokies Park. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
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Kodak – Worked out pretty good for Kaziah.

Trevor with sisters, Kaziah, left, and Kiara and mom and dad, Betsy and Dennis.

Trevor Clifton became the second member of his family to ink a deal with a Cubs franchise this year when the Heritage High School graduate signed a professional baseball contract with the Chicago Cubs Friday afternoon at Smokies Park.

Kid sister Kaziah beat him by three months after spending the spring with the Maryville Little League softball Cubs.

The Clifton with the 97 mph fastball, Trevor, boarded a plane early Saturday morning for Mesa, Ariz., and the Cubs spring training facility.

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