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Michael Johnson, 1b

School: Clemson U. Class: Jr.
Hometown: Georgetown, S.C.
B-T: L-R Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 220 Birthdate: 6/25/80
Previously Drafted: Not drafted.
Scouting Report: Duke's Larry Broadway was supposed to be the class of ACC first basemen, but Johnson has surpassed him and has an outside chance of being a sandwich pick. While teammate Jeff Baker has slipped in the minds of scouts, Johnson has improved. He shortened his swing without sacrificing his above-average power, which he generates with a quick bat and nice loft. He uses the whole field and makes adjustments well. He's reminiscent of former Clemson first baseman David Miller, a 1995 first-round pick of the Indians, but has more power. He runs OK and is athletic enough to possibly handle the outfield as a pro.

2002 Statistics

AVG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

SB

.387

225

50

87

16

1

20

69

10

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