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Mike Fuentes Bio

  Mike Fuentes
Mike Fuentes

Hall of Fame Class:
1987 (Baseball)

Mike Fuentes finished his Florida State career in 1981 by being named the Golden Spikes Award Winner as college baseball’s top player. The distinction followed his selection as an All-American as both a junior and senior and back-to-back Metro Conference Tournament MVP honors. He became the first Seminole in history to hit .400 for a season when he batted .408 as a junior while leading FSU into the 1980 College World Series. As a senior he had 27 home runs, 81 RBI and a .360 batting average. His story book career included breaking Bob Horner’s record with 64 career home runs and he finished with a .377 career batting average and 182 RBI with just five at bats total in his first season.

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