Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Switch pitchers are multi-sport athletes

College baseball coaches like to recruit multi-sport athletes  
- according coaches interviewed on Top Coach Podcast.

Ambidextrous pitchers are excellent students, and most enjoy playing two or three sports in high school. Some switch pitchers get recruited to play college baseball, and the best get drafted.

Switch pitchers who were multi-sport athletes:

Marcus Garcia (2013) - Roseville HS, California
Sierra College, Rocklin, California
Sports: basketball, baseball

Josh Hoekstra (2009) - DC Everest HS, Wisconsin
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Sports: football, basketball, baseball

Henry Knight (2015) - Franklin HS, Seattle, Washington
Sports: golf, basketball, baseball, tennis

Brock Mammoser (2016- Newton Community HS, Illinois
Sports: football, basketball, track, baseball

Andrew Pullin (2012) - Centralia HS, Washington
Minor League - Phillies (OF/2B Lakewood Blueclaws, Class A)
Sports: football, baseball

Alex Trautner (2014- San Ramon Valley HS, Danville, California
Creighton University, Omaha (Class of 2018)
Sports: basketball, baseball

Drew Vettleson (2010) - Central Kitsap HS, Washington
Minor League - Rays, Nationals (OF Harrisburg Senators, Class AA)
Sports: basketball, baseball


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