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Blake Dean

School

Louisiana State University

Position
First Base
Major
General Studies
AVG
.341
R
64
H
87
FLD%
.998
ERA
-
W-L
-
RBI
70

Classroom

Dean is a general studies major at LSU and is working toward finishing his degree requirements this year.

Character

Though he was drafted in the 10th round last season by the Minnesota Twins, Dean elected to return to LSU for his senior season. He is the acknowledged leader of an LSU team seeking to defend its national title in 2010.

Community

Dean regularly participates in philanthropic events, including the Buddy Walk in support of people with Down Syndrome, and the ALS Walk in support of people with Lou Gehrig’s disease. He also participates in hospital and school visits in the Baton Rouge area.

Competition

Dean is a 2008 first-team All-American and a 2009 first-team All-Southeastern Conference performer. He is recognized as one of the top sluggers in LSU’s rich baseball history.