White, Michael to rep Yanks at 2010 Draft

White, Michael to rep Yanks at 2010 Draft

NEW YORK -- Roy White will serve as a Yankees' club representative at Major League Baseball's 2010 First-Year Player Draft, which starts on June 7.

White, 66, was a two-time American League All-Star and played his entire career with the Yankees between 1965 and 1979. The switch-hitting outfielder won two World Series rings with New York and appeared in three Fall Classics.

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He will be accompanied by Yankees special advisor and senior vice president Gene Michael, representing the club's New York baseball operations department.

A former Major League infielder, Michael served as the Yankees' general manager from 1990-95, helping the club obtain prized young talent, including the "Core Four" of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte. Michael also managed the Yankees for 168 games in 1981 and 1982.

The Yankees have the 32nd pick in the first round.

MLB.com will offer live coverage and analysis of the entire First-Year Player Draft on June 7-9 on MLB.com/Live. The first round and Compensation Round A will be broadcast live from MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J., on MLB.com and MLB Network on Monday, June 7, beginning with the Draft preview show at 6 p.m. ET.

MLB.com Draft expert Jonathan Mayo will join Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds, John Hart, Peter Gammons and Baseball America executive editor Jim Callis on Monday's broadcast.

Coverage for Rounds 2-50 will shift exclusively to MLB.com/Live, where Rounds 2-30 will be streamed on Tuesday, beginning at noon, and Rounds 31-50 will be streamed on Wednesday, starting at noon. Host Pete McCarthy will be joined by Mayo and former general manager Jim Duquette.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.