Shaffer named First Team All-American by Perfect Game

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Clemson, SC - Junior third-baseman Richie ShafferRichie Shaffer
Jr. 3rd Base
#8 6-3, 205
Charlotte, NC

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(Charlotte, NC) was named a first-team All-American by Perfect Game on Monday. Shaffer, who was named as the first-team designated hitter, became the 24th first-team All-American in Clemson history and the first Tiger third-baseman to receive first-team honors since Jeff BakerJeff Baker
1st Base
# 6-2, 210
Clemson, SC

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in 2002.

Shaffer led the Tigers in many offensive categories in 2012. He batted .336 with 21 doubles, two triples, 10 homers, 46 RBIs, 63 walks, and a .448 on-base percentage. In early June, he was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays with the #25 overall pick in the draft.

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