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Cito Culver

Christopher "Cito" Culver holds the Cooperstown Dreams Park record for most games played in during a season (66), which he set in 2005. In addition to 2005, Cito competed between the years of 2002 to 2004.

In 2002, Cito played with the 10U Diamond Indoor Sports (OH) during week 1. He participated twice in 2003, during week 1 with the 10U Diamond Sports Saints (OH) and week 5 with the 12U Greece Stampede (NY). He returned in 2004 with the Rochester Diamond Dawgs (NY) and the Say Hey Kids (CA), weeks 4 and 11 (N.A.T.C.), respectively. Cito played on eight teams during the 2005 season - Colorado Mudcats (CO) (week 2), Charlotte Bulldogs (NC) (week 3), NC Stix (NC) (week 4), Rochester Diamond Dawgs (NY) (week 5), Central New York Pioneers American (NY) (week 6), Carolina Ironclads (NC) (week 7), Rome Jr. Indians (NY) (week 8), Team Rawlings (MO) (N.A.T.C.).

Cito's high school career took place at West Irondequoit High School (Irondequoit, NY) where he was named MVP of his baseball team three seasons in a row (2008-2010). During his senior year (2010), Cito batted .561 with 10 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 38 RBI in 22 games.

Although Cito committed to play baseball for the University of Maryland (College Park, MD) prior to the completion of his senior year, he made the decision to make the jump to the professionals. During the 2010 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, Cito was a first round draft pick, 32nd overall, selected by the New York Yankees.