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Outfielder Deion Sanders, who was sent to the minors last...

June 17, 1989

Outfielder Deion Sanders, who was sent to the minors last Sunday after playing nine games with the New York Yankees, will report to tripe-A Columbus, Ohio, of the International League after negotiating with the Atlanta Falcons, Yankee Vice President Bob Quinn said.

An All-American cornerback at Florida State, Sanders was picked in the first round by the Falcons in the 1989 NFL draft. He was the Yankees' 30th-round choice in the 1988 free-agent draft.

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