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Walter Ford
2023 GRAD
 |  3B/RHP
 |  Hoover, AL
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OVERALL
3B
OVERALL
3B
Nice two-way potential with big physical projection; fastball jumps out of hand and compliments with a hard slider.
Hoover
6-2
  195
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
15 and 9 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE
PG EVENT RESULTS
93
FB VELO
7.06
60 YARD DASH
1.65
10 YARD SPLIT
89
IF VELO
89
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2020 Jr. National Showcase  
Walter Ford is a 2023 SS/RHP with a 6-2 185 lb. frame from Hoover, AL who attends Hoover. Ran a 7.06-second sixty-yard dash. Primary shortstop with a strong and athletic frame. Fields out front with functional footwork and developing momentum into throws. Shows some range to the glove side, and has present arm strength with throws up to 89 mph. Right-handed hitter that starts from a wide base, with high-hand set and high back elbow. Has some strength in the hands, staying short to the ball and creating good torque and separation in the swing. Loads with intent, flashing some jump off the barrel at impact with raw power that can develop over time. Secondary right-handed pitcher that starts from the windup, taking the hands over head during a small side step into a leg lift that reaches up past the belt. Has developing consistency to the front side, showcasing present arm speed with a fastball that jumps out fo the hand. Sat 86-92 mph with the fastball, running it up to 93 at times. Shows a pair of secondary offerings in the low-70s curveball and changeup at 80 mph. Good student. Verbal commitment to Alabama.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+18 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 01/13/2018
-.30 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 05/18/2019
+6 MPH
IF VELO SINCE 05/18/2019
+7 MPH
EXIT VELO SINCE 12/31/2020
+7.00 Gs
DK MA SINCE 05/18/2019
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CLASS OF 2023 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 93 mph 76
99.92%
60 7.06 sec 7.52
84.43%
10 SPL 1.65 sec 1.79
89.35%
IF 89 mph 76
98.30%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 89 mph 79
93.91%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 71.280 mph 60.40
97%
Impact Momentum 26.611 23.31
94.00%
Max Acceleration 38.909 g’s 28.74
94.97%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 2 Jul 22, 2017 vs. Evoshield Canes NC - Gallaher
Runs: 2 Jul 19, 2017 vs. Scorpions North "Prime" 12u
Hits: 1 Jul 19, 2017 vs. IBAHS
RBI's: 2 Jul 19, 2017 vs. IBAHS
Triples: 1 Jul 19, 2017 vs. IBAHS
Total bases: 3 Jul 19, 2017 vs. IBAHS
Walks: 2 Jul 21, 2017 vs. Diamond Jacks 2
Stolen bases: 1 Jul 19, 2017 vs. Scorpions North "Prime" 12u
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Runs allowed: 1 Sep 27, 2020 vs. eXposure Underclass Burnette
Earned runs: 0 Sep 27, 2020 vs. eXposure Underclass Burnette
Hits allowed: 1 Sep 27, 2020 vs. eXposure Underclass Burnette
Walks allowed: 0 Mar 07, 2020 vs. Mountain View Bears
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