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Nick Bates
Nick Bates

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madera, Calif

High School:
Madera

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Catcher

Birthdate:
04/14/1988

Bats/Throws:
Left/Right

Madera HS: Three-sport athlete ... earned letters in baseball, football and basketball ... earned 2005 All Fresno Bee Team in baseball ... 2005 All Freson Bee team in football ... earned All-State in 2005 in football ... .310 batting average with six home runs in high school career ... threw for 2,000 passing yards, rushed for 750 yards and added 24 total touchdowns in his 2005 football high school season.

Personal: Nick Bates was born April 4, 1988 ... parents are Jim and Ann Bates ... has one brother, Tyler ... has two sisters, Heather and Lexi ... sister Heather plays basketball for UC Davis ... enjoys all sports ... favorite athlete is Tom Brady because he loves the game and plays it for the right reasons and the right way ... admires his dad the most because he finds him as a very hard working person.

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