Georgia Baseball POY: Clint Frazier

Georgia Baseball POY: Clint Frazier

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Georgia Baseball POY: Clint Frazier

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THE WINNER: Clint Frazier

THE BASICS

School: Loganville (Ga.)
Grade: Senior
Position: CF
Height: 6-foot
Weight: 180 pounds

Athletic achievement: He batted .485 with 17 home runs, 56 runs scored, 45 RBI and a 1.134 slugging percentage, leading the Red Devils (26-6) to the Class AAAAA quarterfinals this past season. A 2012 Aflac All-American and a 2012 Under Armour All-American, Frazier is the top-ranked player in the nation by Perfect Game USA and MaxPreps.com.

Academic excellence: Frazier has maintained an 85.6 average.

Exemplary character: He has volunteered locally on behalf of a children’s hospital and as a youth summer camp counselor.

THE PRAISE

“Clint Frazier is the real deal on and off the field,” said Chad Brown, head coach at Parkview (Lilburn, Ga.). “He plays the game of baseball with an intensity that you cannot teach. He is a lot of fun to watch and is a great person with a bright future.”

THE FUTURE: Frazier has signed with Georgia, but is projected as an early round selection in next month’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

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