Delaware Baseball POY: Pete Grasso

Delaware Baseball POY: Pete Grasso

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Delaware Baseball POY: Pete Grasso

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THE WINNER: Pete Grasso

THE BASICS

School: A.I. duPont (Greenville, Del.)

Grade: Senior

Position: RHP/IF

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 170 pounds

Athletic achievementHe batted .561 with five home runs, 29 RBI, 24 runs scored and a .955 slugging percentage this past season, leading the Tigers (16-3) to the state quarterfinals. The 2013 Blue Hen Conference Player of the Year, Grasso also posted a 7-1 record on the mound with a 1.42 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 49.1 innings.

Academic excellenceGrasso has maintained a 3.63 GPA.

Exemplary characterA member of the National Honor Society, he has volunteered locally preparing and serving meals for the needy and has worked a part-time job at an area deli.

THE PRAISE

“Pete Grasso is the perfect representative for high school baseball in Delaware,” said Tim Hamberger, head coach at Concord (Wilmington, Del.). “I have coached against him for three years and have seen that he is a great kid and a superb talent on the field.”

THE FUTUREGrasso has signed with Salisbury State.

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