Hanson is off to a great start in the GCL.
The International Signing Period starts on Saturday, July 2nd. During the signing period, teams get their first shot at signing players who turned 16 since September 1st of the previous year, or who turn 16 during the current year's signing period. A lot of attention gets placed on the big bonus prospects, but the biggest misconception in the international market is that money equals talent. While talented players do get big pay days, not every talented player gets a big bonus.
Take Alen Hanson, for example. Hanson wasn't found on any top prospect lists (which usually only project who will get the biggest bonuses, rather than who has the best talent). His signing was pretty low key, taking place on July 10th. His bonus wasn't even anno...
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