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Severna Park names Eric Milton as baseball coach

Former major league pitcher

Eric Milton

was named Friday as the head baseball coach at Severna Park, according to athletic director Wayne Mook.

Milton, 37, was a first-round draft pick of the

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New York Yankees
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(20th overall) in the 1996

MLB draft

after playing in college at

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Maryland
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from 1994-96. He was 89-85 with a 4.99 ERA in 11 seasons in the major leagues. Milton was an

American League

All-Star selection in 2001, when he was 15-7 with a 4.32 ERA in 35 games for the

Minnesota Twins

, but he did not appear in the game.

Milton has also served as a volunteer assistant at the college level with the Maryland baseball team since last September. He was also the Terps' interim head coach during the summer before Maryland hired John Szefc to replace Erik Bakich, who left to coach at Michigan.

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