Kale Gaden 7
Kale Gaden


Stillwater, Okla.

High School:
Stillwater HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175



Was a Collegiate Baseball All-America Honorable Mention selection in his senior season ... Named to the Oklahoma All-State first team by the Oklahoma Coaches Association ... Was also a first team all-region and all-conference honoree ... Ranked as the No. 1 overall position player in Oklahoma in the 2009 Perfect Game State Player Rankings ... Had an average of .434 as a senior in 2009 for Stillwater (Okla.) High School ... Hit five home runs and had 13 doubles and two triples in his senior season, with 31 RBI ... Was a three-time Offensive MVP for the Stillwater Pioneers and earned the Varsity Rookie Award as a freshman ... Was a three-time member of the Honor Roll ... Named a Rotarian Leadership Student as a sophomore ... Worked on the school journalism and yearbook staff, serving as the yearbook editor as a junior ad the senior newspaper editor in his senior season.

Full name is Samuel Kale Gaden ... Born Sept. 7, 1990, in Ada, Okla. ... Son of Corey Nicholas and Tami Gaden ... Is an arts & science major with plans to enter the Journalism School at MU ... Was a six-year member of the FCA ... Served as a student-athlete counselor at the Mickey Owen Baseball School, in addition to numerous other community activities.