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Scouting Padres Prospect Tom King

The San Diego Padres saw an emerging prospect that put bat on ball and reached base at a record clip in college. They hoped Tom would prove to be the King of the system in short order.

Vital Statistics; Name: Tom King Position: 2B DOB: August 3, 1984 Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right An eighth-round pick out of Troy, King rewrote the record books in college, setting nine school records and earning first-team All-America honors as a shortstop. King hit .411 during his final collegiate season and fell one double shy of the NCAA record with 35, setting...

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