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Clifton Makes Professional Debut

Former Mountaineer throws no-hit inning in rookie league game

Trevor Clifton gets the sign during his final season at Heritage this spring. Photo by Brandon Shinn

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
Blount Press Row

Most of the entourage, including mom, Betsy, couldn’t watch.

Trevor inks contract papers with the Cubs earlier this month as Chicago scout Keith Ryman and parents, Dennis and Betsy, look on. Photo by Jolanda Jansma

Dennis Clifton hung in there, and his son, former Heritage ace Trevor Clifton, delivered a no-hit, scoreless inning in his professional debut in an Arizona Rookie League game for the Chicago Cubs Friday night.

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