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Blake Brown
Blake Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community West HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R


07/23/2014

Mizzou in the Minors

Former Tigers continue to impress.

05/30/2014

Mizzou in the Minors

A look at former Mizzou players in the minor leagues.

06/28/2012

Mizzou Baseball Alums in the Pros

Ian Kinsler and Max Scherzer highlight a deep group of Tigers in the pros.

06/07/2012

Four Tigers Selected in Major League Baseball Draft

Blake Brown highlights the selections with a fifth-round pick by the Atlanta Braves.

06/03/2012

Mizzou's Season Ends With 11-3 Loss to Louisville

Garcia drives in a pair of two-out runs, but Louisville's offense tallies 20 hits in the loss.

03/04/2012

Tigers take 2/3 from Ball St

Mizzou Sunday Highlights

05/06/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Texas - May 6, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Texas - May 6, 2012

04/24/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Kansas State - April 22, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Kansas State - April 22, 2012

04/11/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Arkansas-Little Rock - April 10, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Arkansas-Little Rock - April 10, 2012

04/11/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Illinois - Busch Stadium, St. Louis - April 11, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Illinois - Busch Stadium, St. Louis - April 11, 2012

04/08/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Baylor - April 6, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Baylor - April 6, 2012

2011
• All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Selection.
• Hit .267 while leading the team with seven home runs in 2011.
• Slugged .449 with an OBP of .397, good for an OPB of .846 in his first year as a starter.
• Led the team with 38 walks and 20 stolen bases on the season.
• His 20 stolen bases rank for the fourth-best single season total in Mizzou history.
• Tallied 17 extra-base hits on the season, including seven doubles and a team-high three triples to go along with his seven home runs.
• Became the first Tiger to homer in three straight games since 2009 as he hit solo shots in each game of the Oklahoma State series.
• His 33 runs scored were second on the team in 2011 to only Jonah Schmidt's 34.
• Went 2-3 with a pair of runs scored and two more driven in during the Tigers' season-opening game against Cal-Poly (2/18).
• Went 3-4 with a run scored and an RBI in the series opener at Texas (4/1).
• Went 2-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in the series finale at Baylor (4/23).
• Homered against Eastern Illinois and went 1-3 with two runs and an RBI in that game (4/26) at TR Hughes Ball Park in O'Fallon.
• Drove in a career-high five runs in a 3-4 night while scoring another in the Tigers upset win over Texas A&M (4/30).
• In the Texas A&M series, Brown went 4-10 with seven RBI, two runs and a home run.
• Homered again in the series finale at Kansas State, part of a five-run inning for the Tigers, as he went 2-3 with three runs scored and three more driven in during the series finale (5/8).
• Homered in the Tigers' upset win over Texas in the Big 12 Tournament, which proved to be the game-winning run, putting Mizzou into the Big 12 title game.
• Played with the Santa Barbara Foresters over the summer and earned a spot on the CCL All-Star Team.

2010
• Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in the season opener against Gonzaga.
• Was 2-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored against Auburn on Feb. 27.
• Had three hits vs. Houston at the Houston Classic on March 5.
• Recorded a pair of hits in the home opener vs. Western Illinois.
• Had hits in 12 of 15 games between March 18-April 7.
• Was 2-for-4 with a double and a triple against North Dakota on March 19.
• Homered and doubled, driving in two against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 23.
• Had a pair of doubles in the second game of the Texas A&M series.
• Recorded at least one hit in each of the three games of the Baylor series.
• Was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored against Illinois on April 7.
• Scored twice against Texas on May 23.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was an All-State selection by the Illinois High School Coaches Association in his junior and seniors seasons ... Selected to the All-Star Team by the Illinois Coaches Association in 2008 and 2009 ... Named to the Under Armour Preseason All-American Team in 2009 ... Was a two-time first team all-conference selection ... Had a .423 batting average in his senior season ... Hit 12 home runs and had 38 RBI in 2009 ... Finished with a career average of .392 with 24 homers and 103 RBI ... Was also 3-1 with a 4.40 ERA as a pitcher ... Selected to represent Team Illinois in the 2008 USA Junior Olympic Baseball Championships and the 2007 Blue-Grey Classic National Battle of the States Showcase ... Earned an all-conference scholar-athlete award in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Attended the National Student Leadership Conference in 2008 ... Participated in the 2008 Congressional Leadership Conference.

PERSONAL
Born June 30, 1991, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. ... Son of Elwood and Robin Brown ... Majoring in business at Mizzou ... Was selected by Pittsburgh in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.

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