Baseball


Michael Giller
Michael Giller
34

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
St. Patrick

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
IF/C

Birthdate:
01/07/1988

B/T:
L/R

HIGH SCHOOL
Hit .442 with 15 homers, 59 RBI and 11 steals in 2006 ... Named All-State and All-Area by the Chicago Tribune in 2006 ... Also named All-East Suburban Catholic Conference and the Pioneer Press Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... Hit .512 in East Suburban Catholic Conference play in 2005 ... Averaged a home run every 10 at-bats and stole 23-of-24 bases in 2005 ... Slugged .965 with 110 total bases in 114 at-bats over 38 games in 2005 ... Hit .442 East Suburban Catholic Conference play in 2006 ... Played in the Perfect Game AFLAC Midwest Showcase ... Named 2005 & 2006 St. Patrick MVP ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball and lettered twice in basketball ... Also named All-ESCC in basketball ... Participated in the 2004 Senior World Series in Bangor, Maine, and the 2005 Junior All-Stars ... Invited to work out for the White Sox, Phillies, Indians and Devil Rays.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 7, 1988, in Chicago, Ill. ... Parents are Robert Giller and Susan Sunday ... Enjoys playing baseball, video games and cards, and watching TV ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as playing in the IHSA Championship game in 2006 ... His favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... Past summer jobs include working as an umpire ... His earliest baseball memory is going to spring training in Arizona with his dad ... Lists his dad as most influencing his athletic career.

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