Pitching in his genes

Palm Beach State's Underwood follows in footsteps of father, uncle

Although J.D. Underwood is one of Palm Beach (Fla.) College’s best hitters coming into the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, the sophomore has always had a love for pitching. That adoration comes from having a father and uncle who both pitched in Major League Baseball. J.D. willl attend the University of Miami next season and hopes to follow his father, Tom, and his uncle, Pat, as big-league hurlers.



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Although J.D. Underwood is one of Palm Beach (Fla.) College’s best hitters coming into the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, the sophomore has always had a love for pitching. That adoration comes from having a father and uncle who both pitched in Major League Baseball. J.D. willl attend the University of Miami next season and hopes to follow his father, Tom, and his uncle, Pat, as big-league hurlers.

J.D. Underwood could always hit, but he wants to pitch. The Palm Beach State (Fla.) College sophomore came into the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series leading the team with a .356…




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