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Mickey Gasper 2019 Tampa Tarpons Game Worn & Signed All-Star 7 AXIS CP40PRO Chest Protector
Mickey Gasper is a first baseman and catcher for the minor league Tampa Tarpons, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees Major League Baseball team. They are members of the Florida State League (FSL) and play their home games at George M. Steinbrenner Field, which is also the spring training home of the New York Yankees. Gasper played college baseball for the Byrant University Bulldogs. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 27th round (817th overall) in the 2018 MLB Amateur Draft.
A catcher by trade, Gasper made each of his first 37 professional appearances in 2018 either at first base or as the Pulaski Yankees' DH for the Yankees’ Rookie League team in Pulaski, Va. The Merrimack, New Hampshire native produced at the plate for the position, hitting .259 with nine homers, 30 RBIs and an OPS of .892. He also walked 30 times. Gasper walked more than he has struck out (27:18) since being selected in the 27th round by the Bronx Bombers this past June.
In his final three seasons with the Bryant University Bulldogs, Gasper made 117 starts at catcher. A walks machine, he was a First-Team All-Northeast Conference pick as a senior in 2018, when he hit .340 with 13 doubles and eight home runs. He posted a .468 on-base percentage and was the first catcher in program history to score 50 runs in a season. He posted back-to-back seasons of 40-plus walks and was just the second player in the school's D1 era to eclipse over 100 bases on balls in his career. He reached base at a .469 clip over his four-year career.
In 2019, Gasper split time between the Tampa Tarpons and Charleston RiverDogs playing in 107 games combined. Gasper hit .251 with 10 HR's and 53 RBI's. He collected 92 hits, scored 44 runs, walked 51 times and posted a .356 OBP. For his stellar effort with Charleston, Gasper was chosen for the 60th annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 18 in West Virginia.
The featured blue All-Star 7 AXIS CP40PRO chest protector was game worn by Mickey Gasper in 2019 as a member of the Tampa Tarpons. The talented catcher has signed the chest protector and added “Game Worn” in silver. The chest protector shows good use! One of a kind item from the New York Yankees prospect!!!
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