We continue the list today with number 87 in our countdown with Murray State senior first baseman/DH Wes Cunningham. He is from Louisville Kentucky where he attended Eastern High School where he picked up four letters playing for John Morris. He helped lead them to a district championship and a 32-7 record in his final season.
In 2007, he saw limited action getting 10 plate appearances and reaching base in four of those games. Cunningham became a regular fixture during his sophomore campaign in 2008 when he batted a team high .380 with two homers and 30 RBI in 48 games (46 starts). He was in the Top Five in the Ohio Valley Conference in on base percentage at .472. For his accomplishments, Cunningham was honored as a 2008 First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference DH.
He continued his strong collegiate career in 2009 with a .411 average with 11 homers and 52 RBI in 51 games. His slugging percentage was an ungodly .698 while also picking up six stolen bases in eight attempts. Cunningham spent the summer of 2009 with the El Dorado Broncos of the Jayhawk League as he led them to a NBC World Series appearance. Cunningham finished the summer with a .395 average, 42 runs, 18 doubles, six triples, four home runs and 39 RBI. Baseball America named him the best pro prospect in the Jayhawk League.
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