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Scouting Yankee Prospect #7: C.J. Henry
Vital Statistics: Name: C.J. Henry Position: Shortstop DOB: May 31, 1986 Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right "Actually, yeah, I think it helps a lot," Henry told us as to whether or not his basketball prowess helped his baseball development. "Because of basketball, I think my lateral movement is a lot better. And, just my quickness also has a lot to do with playing basketball as well. So, yeah, I think it has made a big difference in me as a baseball player." Garnering national attention as one of the top high school basketball recruits, Henry never signed a letter of intention with a school because his desire to play professional baseball was his ultimate goal. "Yeah, that's the plan," Henry told us the day before being drafted by the Yankees if he'd forego college basketball and sign a professional baseball contract. "I've always been a good basketball player but my goal is to be a Major League Baseball player. And, I figure now is the time to get started...
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