Blake Hickman

HS Grad 2012
Age 24 and 1 mos
Age on 2012 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) C  1B, 3B
Ht/Wt 6-5, 210 lb
B/T R/R
School  Simeon Career Academy
Hometown  Chicago, IL USA
Summer Team  Midland Redskins
Fall Team  ACE White Sox
MLB Draft 
Round 7 by White Sox in 2015
Round 20 by Cubs in 2012
All Americans/All Regions
2011 Central Region HM 2012 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Central - All Region 1st Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2011 Underclass 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
249
Position - C
23
Athletic Catcher With Big Time Potential. Bat and Body are Very Projectable. Very Good Present Arm Strength.
IL State Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Overall
8
Position - C
2
GPA
3.5
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Iowa

College(s) interested in
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Best PG Grade
10
6/16/2011
Latest Showcase Report
2011 National Showcase   Jun 16, 2011
PG Grade: 10
Blake Hickman is a 2012 C/1B with a 6-4 210 lb. frame from Chicago, IL who attends Simeon HS. Outstanding athletic body, long , loose and strong, still very projectable. Flexible loose lower half, moves well behind the plate, quick soft hands, plus arm strength, good exchange despite length, 1.86 best pop times, tends to move around too much during games. Nice balanced set up hitting, hand drop load, raw hitting skills, develops occasional bat speed with long swing path, inconsistent timing. Raw tools to hit and hit with power. 6.91 runner. Good student, verbal commitment to Iowa.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
1.50 improvement beginning on Aug 05, 2010
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 87 mph
10/8/2010
95.64% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2012 class in 2010)

best 100  avg 81
 (2012 class)
60 6.72 sec
8/5/2010
96.74% Rank
best 6.42  avg 7.39
 (2012 class in 2010)

best 6.24  avg 7.37
 (2012 class)
C 81 mph
6/16/2011
93.81% Rank
best 85  avg 74
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 86  avg 73
 (2012 class)
Pop 1.86 sec
6/16/2011
93.17% Rank
best 1.75  avg 2.04
 (2012 class in 2011)

best 1.71  avg 2.07
 (2012 class)
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