Carson White Selected in the 23rd Round of the Major League Amateur Draft
June 5, 2002
BERKELEY, CA - California senior second baseman Carson White was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 23rd round of the 2002 Major League Amateur Draft.
White, a first team All-Pac-10 pick in 2001 and an honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection this past season, batted .339 with 15 doubles, seven home runs and 32 RBI. He also had the game-winning RBI Feb. 17 versus Long Beach State and hit a game-winning home run Mar. 25 at Washington State. A transfer from Fresno City College, White finished his two-year Cal career batting .338 with 88 runs, 153 hits, 34 doubles, four triples, 15 home runs and 81 RBI.
White joins senior right-hander Trevor Hutchinson and junior catcher John Baker as Cal baseball players selected in the 2002 professional baseball draft. Hutchinson was selected in the third round by the Florida Marlins and Baker was selected in the fourth round by the Oakland A's.