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Final 2004 Scouting Report: 2B, Blake Whealy
Vital Statistics: Name: Blake Whealy Position: Second Base DOB: May 27, 1980 Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right Born in San Benito, Texas, Whealy was the middle child of two athletically inclined parents. His father played baseball while his mother did tennis-- both competed at the collegiate level, with Blake's father a former prospect in the Los Angeles Dodgers' system. When Blake was seven, his family moved to Chicago where he took up baseball as a summer sport and the rest as they say, is history. Blake began his collegiate baseball career with the Texas A&M Aggies and was part of College World Series' Championship his freshman year. After not getting very much playing time in his sophomore season, Whealy transferred to Evansville before being selected by the Mets in the 2002 draft. Whealy made his professional debut with the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2002 and quickly became a team and fan favorite for the Cyclones with his gritty play in the field and at the plate...
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