CEDAR RAPIDS - Earlier this season, a reporter asked Iowa City West boys' tennis coach Mitch Gross about the #x201c;triple crown#x201d; of prep tennis.
At the time, Gross dismissed the thought of winning a state championship in singles, dou ... »
l Name: Aaron Whitefield
l Number: 1
l Position: Outfield
l Bats/Throws: Right/Right
l Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 200 pounds
l Age: 20
l Hometown: Brisbane, Australia
l Noteworthy: Hit .298 with 31 stolen bases in 51 games last season for Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Twins. Was 3-for-18 in seven games in the GCL in his professional debut in 2015. Signed by Minnesota Twins as an international free agent in 2015. Grew up in Australia playing fast-pitch softball, and has only been playing baseball for four years. Both of his parents were world class softball players. John Whitefield is from New Zealand and has ties to several Kiwis who played in C.R.’s Major Open.