Over the ensuing days, various teams announced they had removed Heimlich from their draft boards. Heimlich, meanwhile removed himself from the Beavers’ postseason plans.
As it turns out, those teams weren’t bluffing — the MLB Draft concluded on Wednesday, and with it 40 rounds had came and gone without Heimlich’s name being called.
Keep in mind that as of last week — when the news of Heimlich’s past surfaced — there was a realistic chance he was going to be a first-round selection. Now he might have no baseball career at all.