Nathan Lape

HS Grad 2005
Age 31 and 0 mos
Age on 2005 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) OF  1B
Ht/Wt 6-5, 195 lb
School  Friends Academy
Hometown  Huntington, NY USA
Summer Team  LI Tigers
Fall Team  LI Tigers
MLB Draft 
Round 20 by Rockies in 2008
National Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - OF
NY State Rank - Class of 2005
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - OF

4 yr Commitment
North Carolina

College(s) interested in
North Carolina
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2004 National Showcase   Jun 18, 2004
PG Grade: 10
Nathan Lape is a tall lean athletic 6'5/195 OF from Huntington NY. After seeing him first at the Sunshine East he was an easy selection for the National. He runs very well and has a MLB average arm. He is far from polished as an outfielder, but the big league tools are there. He's also far from being a polished hitter. What Lape has is unbelievable raw hitting ability. Some of the best we've seen. His swing is not pretty but he can center on the ball and hit rockets as well as anyone we've seen. It's hard telling just how good he might end up being. He has the gift of being a natural with the bat. He projects to hit with big time power. Nathan is an excellent student who should create a lot of interest with top 40 college programs. He has a future in pro ball too.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.63 sec
98.65% Rank
best 6.23  avg 7.45
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 6.23  avg 7.44
 (2005 class)
OF 84 mph
68.71% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 96  avg 81
 (2005 class)
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