UofL’s Henry Davis Selected With First Pick in Major League Baseball Draft

Davis played varsity baseball for four years in high school, where he was coached by FLHS teacher Matt Hillis, and was a two-time first team all-state selection. The 6-foot-2 catcher moved on to Louisville University, one of the most highly regarded baseball schools in the country. In the 50 games he played during his college career, Davis had a .337 batting average, .435 on base percentage with 21 home runs and 84 runs batted in, while also being stellar on defense.

In college, he quickly became one of the most highly touted prospects in the nation, and, after his impressive 2021 season, he was expected to be picked with one of the top five picks in the draft. He earned All-American honors from six different publications and organizations and was a finalist for the Buster Posey Award, an annual accolade given to the best catcher in college baseball…

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