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Ben King
RHP

Ben King

#46

RHP

Year Freshman
B/T R/R
Height 6-3
Weight 215
Hometown Calhoun, Ga.
Last School Calhoun
Ben King

Biography

Before Tech: A 6-3 right-handed pitcher from Calhoun, Ga. with a “large build and frame” that works his fastball in the low-90s … Named a southeast regional 2019 Perfect Game Preseason All-American after earning the honorable mention award in 2016, 2017 and 2018 … A nine-time All-Tournament selection and 2018 WWBA Champion … A four-year letterwinner at Calhoun … Named a captain his final two seasons … Earned selection to the 2019 Georgia Dugout Club All-State team, as well as the Chattanooga Times Free Press’ “Best of the Preps” baseball team in 2018 and 2019 … An all-region selection in 2016, 2018 and 2019 as well as the all-county MVP in 2018 and 2019 … Recorded 92 strikeouts his senior year – good for ninth all-time in a single season at Calhoun … Also lettered four years as a center on Calhoun’s football team, being named a captain his final season … helped lead the football team to regional championships from 2015-18 and to a state championship in 2017 (played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium) … Named a GACA and Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State selection in 2018 … Also named to the Chattanooga Times Free Press’ “Best of the Preps” football team in 2017 and 2018 … An all-region selection in 2017 and 2018 … Finished in the top 5 of his graduating class, as well as graduating as an AP Scholar with distinction … Earned the football team’s academic award … Has one younger sibling … Father, Steve, graduated from Georgia Tech in 1996 … Intends on majoring in biology with a pre-health option with aspirations of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

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