The accolades keep coming for Birmingham Brother Rice’s Nick Plummer.
Wednesday, the 5-foot-11, 195-pound senior was named to the American Family Insurance All-USA baseball second team. The team, which was selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley in consultation with high school coaches, said of Plummer: “Kentucky signee is hitting .520 with 23 RBI. Drafted No. 23 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals.”
Plummer was also named the Player of the Year on the American Family Insurance All-USA Michigan baseball team, which noted “he was the first Michigan high school baseball player selected in the first round since Derek Jeter in 1992.” Plummer was also named Mr. Baseball this season by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Also on first team All-USA Michigan were pitchers Tommy Henry (Portage Northern), Karl Kauffmann (Brother Rice) and Luke Shilling (Pontiac Notre Dame Prep), catcher Drew Blakely (Richland Gull Lake), infielders C.J. Huntley (Mattawan), Eric Gilgenbach (Stoney Creek), Riley McCauley (Sterling Heights Stevenson) and Drake Titus (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s), and outfielders Nate Grys (Bishop Foley) and Daniel Robinson (Grosse Pointe North).
Hartland’s Brian Morrison was the All-USA Michigan coach of the year, leading his team to the Div. 1 state title after a 15-16-1 start.
Read more about the national and Michigan teams here.