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Shaffer One of 30 Semifinalists for Golden Spikes Award

Shaffer One of 30 Semifinalists for Golden Spikes Award

May 29, 2012

Vote for Shaffer at GoldenSpikesAward.com

Clemson, SC –

Junior third-baseman Richie Shaffer (Charlotte, NC) was named one of 30 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, announced by USA Baseball on May 29. The award goes to the nation’s top amateur baseball player.

Shaffer is hitting .339 with 10 homers, 19 doubles, two triples, 46 RBIs, 58 walks, a .479 on-base percentage, and eight steals. He either leads or is tied for the team lead in batting average, hits, doubles, homers, slugging percentage, walks, and on-base percentage.

Beginning today, fans will also be able to vote on the 2012 GSA by visiting GoldenSpikesAward.com and selecting their favorite amateur player.

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