• Full name James L. Boone
  • Born 03/16/1983 in Clinton, OK
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: S / Throws: R
  • School Missouri
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (91st overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2005 (signed for $420,000).
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    Clubs passed on OF James Boone when he was a draft-eligible sophomore in 2004, and now he has blossomed into the state's top position player. He's a switch-hitting center fielder with power, speed and arm strength. He may need time to hit with wood bats, however, as he swings and misses too much, especially as a righthanded hitter. A pinched nerve in his back sidelined him for a couple of weeks and slowed him down the stretch.

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