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  Joe Barnes

Joe Barnes

Player Profile


Lake Orion, Mich.

Last College:
Grand Rapids C.C.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190



Previous College: Earned two letters at Grand Rapids Community College ... Earned All-Region XII and First Team All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association honors in 2009 ... Hit .441 (63-for-143) with 57 runs, 17 doubles, three homers and 60 RBI in 47 games for the Raiders ... Made just three errors in 47 games, posting a .990 fielding percentage at first base ... Hit .395 (45-for-114) with 28 runs, 10 doubles, two homers and 25 RBI in 37 games as a freshman ... Posted an impressive .489 on-base percentage and added nine stolen bases ... Helped team win the MCCAA and earn a spot at the NJCAA World Series in 2008.

High School: A three-sport letterwinner at Lake Orion High School, also competing in basketball and football ... Earned Michigan High School Baseball Coaches' Association Dream Team and First Team All-State honors as a senior ... Also helped the Dragons to the Division 1 state championship and a 31-5 record while hitting .500 with 20 doubles, 20 stolen bases, 46 runs and 33 RBI ... A three-time member of the All-Oakland Activities Association team.

Personal: Born on Sept. 19, 1988 in Hartford, Conn. ... Parents are Glen and Teresa Miller ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Hobbies include wakeboarding and playing basketball ... Favorite food is macoroni and cheese ... Favorite movie is "Happy Gilmore" ... Favorite TV show is "King of Queens" ... Favorite actor is Adam Sandler ... Favorite musical artist is Eminem ... Admires his mom and dad ... Dream job is to be a major league baseball player.

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