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 Michael Griffin 1
Michael Griffin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Cedar Hill HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
IF/OF

Experience:
4L

B/T:
R/R

CAREER HONORS
•2005 14th-Round Major League Draft Selection (Cincinnati Reds)
•2005 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament Team
•2005 All-Big 12 Conference Tournament
•2005 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (Big 12 Coaches)
•2005 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Dallas Morning News)
•2005 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Waco Tribune-Herald)
•2005 CoSIDA Academic All-District VI
•2005 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
•2005 Minute Maid College Classic All-Tournament
•2004 Larry Isbell Baylor Most Valuable Player Award
•2004 First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District VI
•2004 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
•2004 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (coaches)
•2004 Big 12 Conference Player of the Week -- April 5
•2003 USA Baseball National Team
•2003 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (coaches)
•2003 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Austin American-Statesman)
•2003 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Waco Tribune-Herald)
•2003 Verizon Academic All-District VI Second Team
•2003 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
•2003 NCAA Hattiesburg Regional All-Tournament Team
•2003 Minute Maid Park College Classic Most Outstanding Player
•2003 Minute Maid Park College Classic All-Tournament Team
•2002 Freshman All-America Honorable Mention (Collegiate Baseball)
•2002 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Dallas Morning News)
•2002 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Waco Tribune-Herald)
•2002 Big 12 Conference All-Freshman Team (coaches)

BAYLOR CAREER RECORDS BOOK
•1st in games played (259)
•1st in at bats (1,076)
•2nd in hits (329)
•5th in runs scored (190)
•2nd in doubles (64)
•8th in triples (14)
•7th in home runs (35)
•2nd in RBI (200)
•3rd in extra-base hits (115)
•3rd in total bases (528)
•t-4th in times hit by pitch (24)
•t-6th in sacrifices (23)
•7th in assists (454)
•3rd in Big 12 games played (105)
•1st in Big 12 at bats scored (450)
•3rd in Big 12 hits (132)
•5th in Big 12 runs scored (73)
•5th in Big 12 doubles (27)
•t-2nd in Big 12 triples (6)
•t7th in Big 12 home runs (15)
•1st in Big 12 RBI (83)
•t-3rd in Big 12 extra-base hits (48)
•4th in Big 12 total bases (216)
•7th in Big 12 times hit by pitch (9)
•t-4th in Big 12 sacrifices (9)
•9th in Big 12 stolen bases (10)
•4th in Big 12 assists (159)

SUMMER 2005
•Played for the Billings Mustangs of the Cincinnati Reds organization
•Appeared in 13 games and hit .263 with two home runs before season-ending elbow surgery

2005 (SENIOR)
•One of four Bears to start all 70 games, establishing a school record
•Batted in the leadoff spot in the Bears' last 39 games
•Led team with 24 multiple-hit games
•Seven multiple-RBI games
•Tied for fifth in Big 12 with 86 hits
•Tied for seventh in Big 12 with 21 runs in league play
•Led team with 86 hits, 51 runs scored, five sacrifice flies
•Second on team with 127 total bases and a .432 slugging percentage
•Third on team in batting average (.293), doubles (16), home runs (7) and stolen bases (8)
•2-for-5 with two runs in season opener vs. Houston (2/11)
•2-for-4 with two RBI vs. Rice (2/13)
•3-for-4 with a double at Arizona State (2/25)
•3-for-5 with a double, a home run, three RBI and three runs at Vanderbilt (3/12)
•2-for-5 with a double and two RBI at Vanderbilt (3/13)
•2-for-5 with a home run vs. Texas (3/20)
•3-for-4 with a double, a home run and four RBI vs. Texas Southern (3/29)
•3-for-4 with a double and two runs vs. Oklahoma (4/3)
•3-for-6 with a run and an RBI at Kansas (4/16)
•2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI vs. UT-Arlington (4/26)
•2-for-5 with a home run and two runs vs. Texas Tech (5/1)
•3-for-5 with a triple, a home run, an RBI and three runs vs. Texas State (5/17)
•Led team by hitting .333 (6-for-18) with a double and four runs at the Big 12 Tournament
•3-for-5 with three runs in 9-8 victory over Texas (5/28) at the Big 12 Tournament
•3-for-6 with a double in a win against Stanford (6/6)
•Posted a .429 on base percentage when leading off an inning
•Scored runner from third with less than two outs in 10 of 20 opportunities (50.0 percent)

SUMMER 2004
•Did not play competitively

2004 (JUNIOR)
•Started every game at 3B
•Hit .307 with nine home runs, 25 RBI and eight doubles in Big 12 play
•Shared conference lead in home runs in Big 12 games with teammate Josh Ford
•Home run total tied for second-best single-season Big 12 total ever by a Baylor player
•Second on team with 11 multiple-hit games and tied for team lead with six multiple-RBI games in Big 12 play
•Enjoyed a team-best 12-game hitting streak in conference action
•Hit safely in 22 of 25 Big 12 games, including each of the final eight
•Ranked eighth in Big 12 in hits in league play with 35, tied for fifth in runs (23), tied for sixth in RBI (25), tied for fourth in doubles (8), second in total bases (80)
•Tied for third on team with 13 two-out RBI
•Led team with 22 multiple-hit games on the season
•Reached safely in 53 of 60 games and did not go more than nine at bats without a hit
•Seventh in Big 12 with 17 stolen bases on the season
•Had the game-winning hit, an RBI single up the middle, in Baylor's 1-0 victory over Loyola Marymount (2/15)
•Was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in first game of doubleheader at Long Beach State (2/21)
•Homered and went 2-for-4 against UC Irvine (3/2)
•Tied Baylor and Big 12 records against Vanderbilt, getting hit by a pitch three times (3/12)
•Also went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI in that game
•Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI double at Texas A&M (3/19)
•Went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored against Northwestern State (3/23)
•Went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI at Oklahoma (3/26), followed by a 2-for-5 performance with an RBI and two runs scored the next day
•Had three RBI on two hits with two runs scored against TCU (3/30)
•Went 6-for-15 with four runs, a double, three home runs and nine RBI in Missouri series
•Was 3-for-6 against Missouri with two home runs (4/3)
•Went 2-for-5 with five RBI and a game-winning grand slam in series finale (4/4)
•Earned Big 12 Conference Player of the Week honors following Missouri series
•Went 3-for-5 with three RBI and two doubles against Sam Houston State (4/13)
•Hit a leadoff, game-winning home run in the top of the 10th inning as Baylor upset top-ranked Texas (4/17)
•Also homered in the series finale (4/18), which was the last game of a 16-game hitting streak and a stretch of 32 consecutive games reaching base safely
•Doubled twice and drove in game's first run against Kansas (4/25)
•Scored twice and went 2-for-5 against Texas Southern (4/28)
•Smashed a two-run, first-inning home run at Kansas State (5/2)
•Went 3-for-4 with two runs and a double against Texas State (5/12)
•Went 2-for-3, walked and scored twice against Texas Southern (5/19)
•Was 2-for-4 with a home run at Texas Tech (5/21)
•Went 2-for-6 with a double and two runs at Texas Tech (5/22)

SUMMER 2003
•Earned a spot on the USA Baseball National Team that represented the United States in the Pan-American Games
•Hit .211 in 21 games (nine starts) with one double and two RBI
•Scored eight runs as the Red, White and Blue went 27-2 and earned the silver medal at the Pan-Am Games

2003 (SOPHOMORE)
•Established a Baylor record with six hits in a game at Arizona (2/9)
•Also drove in six runs in the game, including the winning run, and homered
•Had four hits on the day, including a home run, and threw out a runner at second for his first outfield assist against Houston (2/14) at the Minute Maid Park College Classic
•Drove in three runs on two doubles against then-No. 7 Southern California (2/22)
•Hit safely in the Bears' first 10 games of the season
•Had a bases-loaded triple against Texas Tech (3/15)
•Had a two-out, bases-loaded, walk-off single in bottom of ninth vs. Oklahoma (3/21)
•Two days later, was 3-for-4 with a solo homer in a 10-3 Baylor win over the Sooners
•Had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in two at Texas A&M (3/29)
•Recorded his first career two-homer game in a 10-3 over UT-San Antonio (4/1)
•Went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, four RBI and three runs at Oklahoma State (4/11)
•Again recorded three hits the next day, extending his hitting streak to 12 games
•Singled, doubled and tripled, driving in three, in the Missouri series opener (4/18)
•Recorded three hits, including a double, and drove in three runs two days later against the Tigers
•Became the first Bear to hit for the cycle since Shane Nolen in 1978, going 4-for-5 with a single, double, triple and home run against Centenary (5/6)
•Also scored three times and tied his career high with six RBI against the Gents
•Pushed season-long hitting streak to 13 games with an infield single vs. Nebraska (5/25)
•Solo homer in the seventh gave Baylor the lead for good in a win over Southern at the NCAA Regional (5/31)
•Recorded his 26th double of the season in game three of the Super Regional at LSU, setting a single-season school record (6/8)
•25th nationally in triples per game, 46th in doubles per game and 51st in RBI per game
•Finished second in the Big 12 in doubles, triples and RBI
•Also among league leaders in hits (3rd), total bases (3rd), slugging percentage (10th), home runs (t-10th) and batting (17th)
Summer 2002
•Hit .285 with six doubles, nine RBI and eight runs scored in his first season in the Cape Cod League, playing with Hyannis

2002 (FRESHMAN)
•Started the Bears' final 55 games at third base
•Hit first collegiate home run at Enron Field vs. TCU, a two-run, ninth-inning shot (2/9)
•Went 3-for-6 with two doubles and three RBI against Winthrop (3/6)
•Drove in four runs against Texas State (3/12)
•Had a three-run homer and a career-best six RBI against Kansas (3/16)
•Singled, doubled and tripled with two runs scored and two RBI at Missouri (3/24)
•Knocked first career grand slam and finished with five RBI at TCU (4/2)
•Hit sixth home run of the year as the latter half of back-to-back shots in the fourth inning of a 6-5 win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/12)
•Hit safely in 16 straight games (3/20-4/14), the longest streak on the team in 2002 and the eighth-longest streak in program history
•Went 3-for-4 and scored a run in a 4-1 win over Dallas Baptist (5/4)
•Finished tied for seventh in the Big 12 in triples (4)

HIGH SCHOOL
•Three-time letterwinner at Cedar Hill High School in Cedar Hill, Texas, where he played for coach Randy Bush
•Named newcomer of the year in 1999 and earned all-district honors in 2000
•As a senior, hit .537 with four home runs
•Ranked in top 10 in batting average in the Dallas-Fort Worth area (5A)
•Graduated fourth out of 350 students with a 3.93 GPA
•National Achievement Commended Scholar
•Member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Health Occupation Students of America (vice-president)

PERSONAL
•Full name is Michael Jason Griffin
•Born Oct. 1, 1983, in Corpus Christi, Texas
•Son of Greg Griffin and Debbie Griffin
•Father played pro baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays organization
•Brother Gregory Griffin Jr. played collegiate baseball at Northlake Junior College
•Chose Baylor over Texas, Houston and Louisiana Tech

CAREER BESTS
Hits: 6 at Arizona (2/9/03)
Runs: 3, six times
Doubles: 2, seven times
Triples: 1, 14 times
Home Runs: 2, twice
RBI: 6, three times
Stolen Bases: 2 vs. Texas Southern (4/28/04)
Walks: 2, three times
Hitting Streak:16 games (3/20/02 through 4/14/02)
16 games (3/21/04 through 4/18/04)

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