College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 43 with Baylor junior first baseman Max Muncy. The Keller, Texas native attended Keller High School where he was a three year letterwinner for Rob Stramp. In his three year high school career, he hit 22 homers and 46 doubles while being named a two-time All-District 5-5A selection, 2009 Under Armour All-American, 2009 Class 5A all-state selection, and 2008 First-Pitch Classic all-tournament member.
As a freshman in 2010, he saw action in 59 games with a .300 batting average with a team high in homers (11) and RBI (53) with 47 runs scored and 13 doubles. He was named a 2010 Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and a Fort Worth Regional All-Tournament team member. He spent the 2010 summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Wareham Gatemen. He played in 44 games hitting three homers and driving in 25 runs while having a batting average of .243.
Muncy’s sophomore season saw him start all 59 games for the Baylor Bears program. He led the team in all three triple crown categories with a .322 batting average while hitting nine homers and driving in 44 runs. He also led the team with 44 walks and a .428 on base percentage.
Muncy played in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2011 for the second straight year with the Wareham Gatemen. He finished the year with a .282 batting average with a homer and 24 RBI in 48 games. He was selected to play in the 2011 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game where he went 0-4.
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