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Jordan Betts is a Junior from Duke University. He spent this past summer playing for the Sanford Mainers of the NECBL. He turned in a very productive summer and was one of the best power hitters in the league. He hit .289 in 152 at-bats for the Mainers. He scored 21 runs, drove in 38 and hit 11 home runs this summer. He also walked 16 times this year. Jordan was selected to participate in the All-Star Game, and he went a perfect 2 for 2, with a home run.
Jordan recently answered four questions for us.
Summer Ball---Who was your favorite baseball player when you were younger?
Jordan Betts---Alex Rodriguez
SB---What were some of the best things about playing summer ball for the Mainers?
JB---The weather was great, never really much hotter than 80 degrees. It is also the best stadium in the NECBL.
SB---What are your personal goals for this upcoming season?
JB---Team: Make the ACC Tournament and a Regional. Personal: Have fun and help the team win.
SB---What is your favorite baseball movie?
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