The man behind the draft picks

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 | 8:00 p.m. CDT; updated 10:45 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, June 9, 2009

COLUMBIA — When Tony Vitello elected to transfer from St. Louis Community College to MU to play baseball, the expectations weren’t exactly high. His own father, who was also Vitello's high school baseball coach, called him a "little bit above average" baseball player.