#14 James Brasfield
Coach’s Comments James is making the move to third base from second base this season. He has impressed with the quick adjustment. James has made great strides in the weight room, which will help him improve at the plate. James will also add depth to the pitching staff.
SO, 5-10, 175
Hometown: Humboldt, Tenn.
Previous School: Humboldt HS
Union Career. 2005...posted a 4-6 record in 17 appearances with a 4.67 ERA...tallied 17 strikeouts in 52.0 innings pitched one one complete game...also hit .140 in 43 at bats.
Before Union: Brasfield was a two sport athlete in baseball and football at Humbodlt HS. Brasfield was named first team All-District three times (2002-2004). He also led his summer league team to back-to-back Babe Ruth State Championships (2002-2003). Brasfield was named the Babe Ruth State Tournament MVP in 2002. In football, Brasfield earned first Team All-Region honors as a senior and second team All-Region honors as a junior as a Punter for the Humboldt Vikings. In his senior baseball season for Humboldt, Brasfield hit .405 and stole 18-of-19 bases on the season. As a pitcher, he was just as impressive with a 5-2 record and a 2.20 ERA. Brasfield tallied 68 strikeouts in 47 innings pitched.
Brasfield graduated with honors from Humboldt High School, attended American Legion Boys State, participated in the Gibson County Youth Leadership program, and was named a 2004 Viking Service Scholar.