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Draft Focus: Keaton McKinney
Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Keaton McKinney Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: April 13, 1996
High School: Ankeny Centennial
City, State: Ankeny, Iowa
Travel Team: Marucci Elite, PG Iowa Select
Projected Draft Round: 2-3
McKinney’s nearly four-year career with Prefect Game and his
development as the 39th best prospect nationally in the 2014 class in the latest PG Class of
2014 rankings has been marked by his versatility and his consistent
presence as the top Iowa prospect in the class.
has also been marked by his aptitude as a baseball player.
McKinney first came to a Perfect Game event as a 6-foot-3, 197-pound
soon to be freshman at the 2010 Midwest Underclass Showcase in Cedar
Rapids, it was quickly obvious that he had the chance to become a
special prospect. Not only was he absurdly strong for a 14-year old,
he was equally coordinated. I distinctly recall Perfect Game
President Jerry Ford saying at the time that “this might be the
next Iowa Perfect Game All-American.”
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