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Pic Courtesy of Steven Robles (SFGiantsBaseball.net) Gary Brown went to Cal State Fullerton and was drafted #1 by the San Francisco Giants (24th overall) in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft. In 2011, he shined for the Single-A Advanced San Jose Giants, earning California League Rookie of the Year honors. Brown hit .336 and set a franchise record for hits with 188. Other highlights included 13 triples, 14 home runs, 80 RBIs, and 53 stolen bases on 72 attempts. He also made the 2011 Baseball America Minor League All-Star Team, and was voted MVP by his teammates. Although his 7.2 percent walk-rate at Single-A and low walk rate in college were seemingly red flags, Brown’s .925 OPS turned heads, and he immediately became the Giants’ top prospect. After Buster Posey suffered a devastating leg injury in 2011, the Giants became determined to make a deal at the trade deadline in order to remain in contention and have a chance to repeat after winning the 2010 World Series. Brown was deemed un...
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