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North Forsyth's Chalmers to begin professional career with Oakland Athletics
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North Forsyth pitcher Dakota Chalmers has decided to sign with the Oakland Athletics and begin his professional baseball career. - photo by File photo
Dakota Chalmers’ first order of business when he arrives in Mesa, Arizona next week will be to catch up with an old friend. At least, that’s the opportunity that shined brightest for Chalmers, who was offered enough coin Tuesday afternoon to bypass a full-ride scholarship at the University of Georgia to play professional baseball with the Oakland Athletics organization.