James Franco

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Sport: Boy's Baseball
HS Grad Year: 2018
Recruitment Status: Committed
Position 1: Third Base
Position 2: Pitcher
Ht. / Wt.: 6' 3'' / 210 lbs.
School Jersey #: 20
Club Jersey #: #20
School: Brisbane Grammar School
Location: Brisbane Queensland,
Club Team: Windsor Royals
Other Sports: Basketball , Tennis
GPA: 4.0
SAT: 2180
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I believe that I display the classic Australian qualities of hard work, determination, teamwork and a sense of humor. I work hard on and off the field, and do my utmost to contribute to a winning team dynamic, on the field and in the dugout. My goal is to attend an academically challenging college. I hope to bring an all-round contribution to a diverse learning and athletic community, and to learn from others around me.

Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 210 lbs.
Additional info: Junior season statistics:
.418AVG(46-110) .508OBP .618SLG 4HR 37RBI

Sophomore season statistics:
.459AVG(33-72) .552OBP .777SLG 4HR 27RBI

IP(35), W(6), L(2), Hits (22), K(45), BB(12), R(22), ER(13), ERA(2.37)

2016 Stanford All-Star Camp Diamond Kinetics SwingTracker results:
Max barrel speed - 74.4 mph (ranked 6th/322 campers)
Impact momentum - 27.7 kg-m/sec (ranked 6th/322 campers)
Applied power 1207.7 watts (ranked 15th/322 campers)
Max acceleration 3219.6 mph/sec (ranked 45th/322 campers)
Max hand speed - 23.2 mph (ranked 52nd/322 campers)
Stats Athletic: Bat speed at impact: 91mph
Arm velocity (IF): 86mph

Lateral jump right: 79in
Lateral jump left: 77in
Stats Web Page: www.livestats.baseball.com.au/2017/sydney/U18NYC/lgplyrs.htm
Athletic Awards: 2017: MLBAAP - Selected in the Major League Baseball Australian Academy.

2017: Australian 18U National Youth Championships in January 2017 (a wood bat tournament) at 16 years of age:
- batting average 0.500 (#1 in tournament)
- OBP 0.568 (#2 in tournament)
- slugging 0.625 (#3 in tournament)

2017: Selected to represent Australia at the Arizona Fall Classic in October 2017.

2014: Won MVP and batting award at the Queensland State Championships.

2014/2015/2016/2017: Represented my home state of Queensland at the Australian National Championships.

Selected to tour Japan (2015, 2016) and the USA (2014) with Coach Dave Nilsson (former MLB player and All Star), hitting at least one home run on each tour.

2013: Represented Australia at the Cal Ripken World Series.

Club team awards:
2014 14U MVP, Batting and RBI awards
2016 16U MVP, Batting and RBI awards