Sam Munson

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 8 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) SS  3B
Ht/Wt 6-2, 195 lb
B/T L/R
School  Fond Du Lac
Hometown  Fond du Lac, WI USA
Summer Team  Midwest Starz
Fall Team  Midwest Blazers
MLB Draft 
Round 23 by Braves in 2011
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Central - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
293
Position - SS
NA
Good tools,, arm and run, can hit, exc player, good body, could move way up, good all summer and at WWBA
WI State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - SS
NA
GPA
2.8
SAT
--
ACT
19

4 yr Commitment
Florida International

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Best PG Grade
9.5
4/28/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Sam Munson is a 2008 SS/3B with a 6'2'', 185 lb. frame from Fond du Lac, WI who attends Fond du Lac HS. He has a strong, angular body that seems to still be growing and filling out. Munson's tools also keep getting better and better. He ran the 60 in 6.61 in Cincinnati and threw 88 mph during infield drills and looked very athletic doing it. While all the tools are there, Munson does lack game actions right now, perhaps the result of getting most of his repetitions against Wisconsin HS competition. Defensively, Munson shows good range for a bigger shortstop and nice hands at the ball and shows promise of being able to stay in the middle of the field as his actions loosen up. Offensively, Munson has a long, powerful swing with an upper cut swing plane. He has juice in his bat and the ball jumps off hard. Munson is still working on his timing on higher velocity pitchers but the tools are there. One area he'll have to work on as he refines his game is the looseness and quickness in his hips, which are a bit stiff now.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.00 improvement beginning on Sep 30, 2006
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
6/11/2007
90.08% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.61 sec
6/15/2007
97.98% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.37
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 88 mph
4/21/2007
96.85% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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