The journey begins

Eleven Acorn locals get drafted into the big leagues

LAUNCHING PAD—Ben Baird, a University of Washington infielder who played at Agoura, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals last week. He was also drafted in 2016 by the Cleveland Indians. Courtesy of Red Box Pictures / UW Athletic Communications

The Paciorek family legacy is alive on the baseball diamond.

Nick Paciorek, a Northwestern University right-handed pitcher who prepped at Oaks Christian High, became the ninth member of his family to be selected in the Major League Baseball First-Y...

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