Maine Baseball POY: Ben Greenberg

Maine Baseball POY: Ben Greenberg

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Maine Baseball POY: Ben Greenberg

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THE WINNER: Ben Greenberg

THE BASICS

School: Scarborough (Maine)

Grade: Junior

Position: RHP/IF

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 195 pounds

Athletic achievementHe had led the Red Storm to an 11-1 record at the time of his selection. Through 12 games, Greenberg owned a 5-0 record and 0.66 ERA on the mound, and a .390 batting average with two home runs and 17 RBI at the plate. He was a Maine Underclass All-Star each of the past two seasons.

Academic excellenceGreenberg has maintained an A-minus average.

Exemplary character: He has volunteered locally on behalf of Ronald McDonald House Charities, youth baseball programs and community cleanup initiatives, and has raised funds to aid a school in Haiti.

THE PRAISE

“Greenberg is an outstanding player,” said Brian Dill, head coach at Kennebunk (Maine). “He has great control of a fastball, curve and slider. He’s one of the top pitchers we’ve faced and he might be the best hitter.”

THE FUTUREGreenberg will be a senior next year.

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