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Grandson of Rison Resident Signs With Milwaukee Brewers

Branden Nunn

Branden Nunn, the grandson of Gail and Roy West Reeves of Rison, was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the recent Major League Baseball draft and is currently playing for the Brewers’ farm team in the Arizona League.

Nunn is a 6-4, 230-pound right-handed pitcher who played collegiate baseball for Missouri Baptist, helping lead the Spartans to the 2017 NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Ida.

A graduate of Grant High School in Sacramento, Calif., his grandmother, Gail West, said he let his family know about his chance to play professionally through the following post: “That moment your dreams become your reality. I have signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.”

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