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Royal Rookie Will o' Wisp To Claiborne
The Washington Post (1974-Current file) - Washington, D.C.
Author: By Byron Rosen Washington Post Staff Writer
Date: May 3, 1978
Start Page: E7
Pages: 1
Section: SPORTS Baseball / Racing / Comics

NFL draft day found Willie Wilson in New York with baseball's K.C. Royals, and the Associated Press remarked that if the erstwhile Summit, N.J., prep football flash had gone on to play with Maryland after signing a letter of intent, he might have gotten rich as a No. 1 pro football draft pick. As is, he makes about $25,000 as a No. 1 baseball pick (June, 1974) who made it to the majors in 3 1/2 years -- but has bright prospects of making it big.

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