Tom Morris Athlete Profile

#19 Tom Morris

Position: Left Hand Pitcher Height: 6-3 Weight: 188 Roster Years: 1976-1979 Hometown: St. Paul, MN Last School: Highland Park High School

Personal

Got his start in baseball by having rock-throwing contests with his brother Jack ... a geology major

Before BYU

Prepped at Highland Park High in St. Paul, where he was the leading pitcher in the conference three years in a row .. also MVP and all-state in both basketball and baseball for two consecutive years.

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
1976 6.47 3-4 14 7 1 48.7 66 36 35 34 22
1977 4.75 5-4 11 10 1 66.3 91 46-35 26 61
1978 3.95 6-2 10 10 6 73.0 69 34-32 35 61
1979 4.46 8-2 18 14 8 101.1 116 65-50 43 81



1978 | Junior Year

Drafted in 10th round by the Minnesota Twins ... All-Western Athletic Conference Northern Division ... Academic All-WAC ... won the Cougar Club Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award ... tri-captain ... his 14-strikeout performance against Lewis Clark State in the Banana Belt Tourney ranked him second in school records for one game.

1979 | Senior Year

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the ninth round ... set Western Athletic Conference Northern Divsion record for surrendering 116 hits in a season ... co-captain.