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BJ (Melvin) Upton
2002 GRAD
 |  SS
 |  Chesapeake, VA
MLB DRAFT

ROUND 1 - 2002
MLB DEBUTED

Aug 02, 2004
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
10
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
VA STATE RANKING
2 NA
NA NA
OVERALL
SS
OVERALL
SS
Best tools out of high school in a long time! Might be #1 pick.
Greenbrier Christian Academy
NA
6-3  
175
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
35 and 2 mos
17 and 9 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2002 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
6.47
60 YARD DASH
90
IF VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2001 National Showcase  
Upton is the #1 tools player in America for next years draft. It could be argued that he is a true 5 tool shortstop. BJ is a graceful athlete who can do just about anything on a baseball field. His arm ranks right up there with anyone playing shortstop in the big leagues. He might be the first position player picked next June.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
-.12 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 06/15/2001
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2002 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
60 6.47 sec 7.30
99.23%
IF 90 mph 79
97.20%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
NON-PG VERIFIED SWINGS
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
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