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Brooks Kimmey 44

Brooks  Kimmey


Temple, Texas

High School:

Last College:
Temple College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180




• Two-time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll

Played for the Danville Dans of the Central Illinois Collegiate League ... Led the Dans to a 24-23 record, including a second-half title (14-9) ... Danville lost to the Springfield Sliders two games to one in the CICL championship series ... Hit safely in all three games of the championship series ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in Danville's 2-0 victory in the series' second game ... Played 45 games with 44 starts ... Hit .235 (38-for-162) with four doubles, two triples, one home run and 27 RBI ... Also scored 27 runs and walked 23 times ... Fourth on team in RBI and second in walks and runs scored ... Ranked eighth in the league in runs scored, sixth in RBI and tied for sixth in walks.

2008 (JUNIOR)
Played 20 games with nine starts, all at catcher ... Appeared in seven Big 12 games with one start ... Hit .382 (13-for-24) with three doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI and 15 runs scored ... Walked 11 times against eight strikeouts ... Baylor's most productive offensive player among non-regular-starters ... Was 2-for-8 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in Big 12 play ... Hit .346 (9-for-26) with runners on base, including a .353 (6-for-17) with runners in scoring position ... Was 3-for-10 with two RBI with two outs ... Went 2-for-5 as a pinch hitter ... Produced three multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI games ... Hit .400 (10-for-25) in nine starts with three doubles, a home run, nine RBI, 13 runs scored and 11 walks against six strikeouts ... Did not commit an error in 80 total chances ... Saw first career action against Texas Southern, going 1-for-3 with a walk and a double in a starting role (2/26) ... Went 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in a start against Louisiana Tech (3/5) ... Hit first career home run and walked four times with two RBI, four runs scored and a stolen base in the second game of a doubleheader at Mississippi State (3/9) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and three RBI in a start against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/26) ... Singled three times, walked three times, scored five runs and notched an RBI in a start at Texas State (4/23) ... Had a pinch-hit, game-tying, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth in the Nebraska series opener (4/26) ... Started the second game of the doubleheader against the Huskers later that day and drew a bases-loaded walk.

Played for the Clarinda A's of the MINK League ... Named league's ninth-best pro prospect by Baseball America, third among catchers ... Guided A's to a 39-15 record, including a 19-11 mark in MINK play and a 2-2 record at the NBC World Series ... Led team with a .382 average (34-for-89) ... Also had nine doubles, one triple, 23 RBI and 17 runs scored ... Walked 24 times against only 18 strikeouts and was hit by a pitch twice for a .522 on base percentage ... Posted a .506 slugging percentage.

Caught for head coach Craig McMurtry at Temple [Texas] College as a sophomore in 2007 ... Led Temple to a 40-17 record and a second-place conference finish ... Hit .280 with three home runs and 21 RBI ... Spent freshman season at Angelina [Texas] College ... Played outfield for head coach Jeff Livin ... Named NJCAA National Scholar Athlete and participated in NJCAA All-Star Game ... Hit .377 with 63 hits and 32 RBI.

Attended Belton [Texas] High School ... Caught and played outfield for head coach David Tidwell ... Led Tigers to bi-district titles during sophomore and junior seasons and to an area title as a senior ... 2003 honorable mention all-district ... 2004 first-team all-district ... 2005 District 13-5A Co-MVP ... Also earned THSCA and TSWA all-state honors in 2005 after hitting .581 in district play ... Hit .275 with four home runs and 20 RBI as a sophomore ... Hit .310 with three home runs and 25 RBI as a junior ... Blossomed as a senior, hitting .455 with four home runs, 42 RBI and 51 hits ... Also earned two letters in football, playing quarterback and free safety ... Team won district title during sophomore season ... Named second-team all-district at safety as a senior ... Graduated top 10 percent of class.

Full name is Brooks Kyle Kimmey ... Born Sept. 29, 1986, in Temple, Texas ... Son of Charlie and Kathy Kimmey ... Uncle, Ronnie King, was Baylor's starting center fielder in 1983 and 1984 ... Pre-med major.

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