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Updated: 06/14/2014 08:00:01AM

Plenty to play for

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King had a concise answer when he was asked what he'd like to work on this summer. "Speed", he said.

PHOTOS BY NEAL BYRD

King hit well over .400 for the Miners this year. He was taken by the Miami Marlins in last week's Major League Baseball draf.

By BRIAN ACKLEY

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D.J. King knows he will be playing baseball this fall. He’s just not sure where he’ll be taking the field.

The recent graduate of Fort Meade Middle Senior High School has two good choices. He already has a scholarship to continue his academic and athletic career in a area that has been fertile ground for many major league baseball stars: Hillsborough Community College, a school that has turned out such baseball players as major league pitcher Brett Tomko.

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