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Junior who played sparingly during the first half of his freshman season in 2018, but came on to be an everyday starter late in the year … was the leadoff batter for most of the 2019 season … has good speed and the versatility to play in the infield and outfield … a career .253 hitter with a .388 slugging percentage and .360 on-base percentage in 86 games (82 starts) over two seasons … has 16 doubles, nine homers, 39 RBIs, 77 runs, 44 walks, 11 hit-by-pitches and 38 steals … No. 44 ACC prospect for the 2020 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2019: Hit .257 with 59 runs, 12 doubles, seven homers, 32 RBIs, a .390 slugging percentage, .365 on-base percentage, 38 walks, six hit-by-pitches and 30 steals in 61 games (61 starts, including 21 in left field, 20 at second base, seven at third base, seven in center field and six in right field) … tied for 10th in Tiger history in steals and the most by a Tiger since 1994 … tied for 19th in the nation in steals … first in the ACC in steals (first Tiger to lead the ACC in steals since 1994) and eighth in at-bats (249) … led the team in runs and steals … tied for the team lead in games and starts … one of three Tigers to start all 61 games … had 17 multiple-hit games … started 54 of the 61 games in the leadoff spot in the batting order … hit a team-high .358 with two outs … had three outfield assists … had a .966 fielding percentage as a second baseman … went 2-for-3 with a homer, RBI, three runs, two walks and two steals in the first game of a doubleheader against South Alabama on Feb. 16 … went 2-for-2 with a grand slam, two runs, a walk, two hit-by-pitches and two steals against Virginia Military on Feb. 24 … went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs, three runs, two walks and two steals against South Carolina at Greenville, S.C. on March 2 … went 3-for-4 with a double, run and steal at South Carolina on March 3; received the Bob Bradley Award, as he was 5-for-10 with a homer, double, three RBIs, a team-season-high-tying four runs, a .571 on-base percentage and three steals in the series … went 4-for-6 with two doubles, four RBIs, three runs and an outfield assist in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 3 North Carolina on March 9 … went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, a walk and steal against No. 3 North Carolina on March 10; hit a two-out double in the ninth inning and scored the tying run on Logan Davidson’s walkoff homer … went 2-for-4 with a run, two walks and a team-season-high three steals at Virginia Tech on March 30 … went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against No. 8 Louisville on April 6 … hit a homer at Florida State on April 13 … went 3-for-5 with two homers, three RBIs, three runs and a steal against Duke on April 19 … went 2-for-5 with a homer, two RBIs, two runs and two steals against Duke on April 20; was 6-for-15 (.400) with three homers, six RBIs, five runs and four steals in the series … went 2-for-4 with a four runs, a walk and steal at No. 11 Georgia Tech on April 28 … hit a two-out, go-ahead, run-scoring single in the 10th inning at No. 16 NC State on May 11 … went 2-for-3 with a run and two walks at Coastal Carolina on May 14 … No. 30 ACC prospect for the 2020 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball … played for Yarmouth-Dennis in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .189 with two doubles, five RBIs, three runs and four steals in 33 games.

2018: Hit .239 with 18 runs, four doubles, two homers, seven RBIs, a .341 on-base percentage, six walks, five hit-by-pitches and eight steals in 25 games (21 starts, including 16 in left field, four at second base and one at third base) … committed only one error in 43 chances (.977 fielding percentage), including none in 17 chances as an infielder. … hit .316 with a .409 on-base percentage as the leadoff batter of an inning … as a pinch-runner with two outs in the ninth inning, he stole second base and scored the tying run against William & Mary on Feb. 16 … went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run, walk and steal against Presbyterian College on April 25; was his first career start … went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and a steal at Virginia on April 28 … went 2-for-5 with his first career homer and two runs at Virginia on April 29 … went 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs, a hit-by-pitch and two steals against Western Carolina on May 9 … went 1-for-1 with a double, four runs, two walks and a hit-by-pitch against Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament on May 23 … No. 116 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 22 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 33 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball … played for Kalamazoo in the Northwoods League in the summer, where he hit .211 in 26 games.

Before Clemson: All-county, all-area and all-conference selection as a sophomore, junior and senior … member of the state championship team as a freshman and runnerup as a junior … member of the conference championship team as a freshman and sophomore … lettered four times in baseball at Topsail High School, where he was coached by Granville Gehris.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication … born Joseph Samuel Lee Hall on Jan. 27, 1999 in Little Rock, Ark.

Favorite hobbies – Watching movies and playing Super Smash Brothers
Interesting facts about family/parents – His mother is a first-grade teacher and his sister has aspirations to go to law school
One fact that most people don’t know – Loves thunderstorms and rain
Favorite food or candy – Italian food and Sour Patch Kids
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Won a Home Run Derby in a North Carolina state tournament when he was eight
Ideal vacation spot – A ranch in Montana
Childhood hero – Batman
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Bruce Lee



*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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