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Von Watson

#25 Von Watson

HT. 6-2
WT. 208
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Potts Camp, Mississippi (Briarcrest Christian School)


  • Appeared in 34 games and made 17 starts primarily in right field
  • Hit .175 with 11 base hits and eight RBI
  • Recorded a .254 slugging percentge with three doubles and one triple
  • Scored 13 runs and drew six walks with a .284 on-base percentage
  • Posted a .970 fielding percentage with 30 putouts and two assists


  • Played in just one game before suffering an injury that sidelined him the rest of the season


  • Finished his highly touted freshman campaign with 48 starts as an outfielder or the designated hitter
  • Posted a .275 batting clip with 47 hits in 171 at-bats
  • Collected 12 doubles, one triple and two home runs with 28 runs scored and 28 RBI
  • Drew 22 walks to post a .371 on-base percentage
  • Swiped six bases in eight attempts
  • In 44 fielding chances he posted a .955 fielding percentage with two errors  

High School: Played for Briarcrest Christian…Coach by Brian Stewart...Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention (2014)…Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention (2013)…Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 29th round of the 2015 MLB Draft...Ranked as 29th best outfielder in the nation and 130th best player nationally by Perfect Game…Ranked as  second best outfielder and sixth best player overall in Tennessee by Perfect Game…Two-time All-State…All-Metro…Best of Preps All-District…Two-time team MVP…Lettered five seasons in baseball…Second in the country with 13 home runs as a senior…National Honor Society.

Personal: Parents are Elaine and Lee Watson… Two older brothers, Dee and Ken….One older sister, Jazz…Also recruited by Florida State, Vanderbilt, Florida International, Jackson State, Northwest Florida State, Spartanburg Methodist…His hidden talent is he is a “quality” cook…Plans on major in business and marketing.