Orioles sign second-round pick Gunnar Henderson

Posted at 9:20 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 08:41:03-04

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have signed their second-round pick, shortstop Gunnar Henderson from John T. Morgan Academy.

Henderson was selected with the first pick in the second round. He was named the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Baseball for 2019, as well as the Alabama Gatorade State Player of the Year.

Welcome to #Birdland, Gunnar Henderson!

— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 26, 2019

The shortstop helped lead the John T. Morgan Senators to the 2019 Alabama Independent Schools Association Class AAA State Championship Series.

The Orioles will welcome Henderson to Baltimore on Wednesday with a press conference and an in-game greeting.