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Bob Malek
Bob Malek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Outfield

Birthdate:
07/06/1981


2001: Two-time All-American will start for third-straight season in outfield?Third team All-America selection?First-team All-Big Ten honoree?became MSU single-season hit leader with 88?started all 56 games in centerfield?hit .427, eighth best single-season average in MSU history?had 30 multiple-hit games?ranked among the top-20 nationally in hitting?led team in seven offensive categories: average, at-bats (206), runs (53), hits, doubles (15), total bases (121) and slugging percentage (.587)?recorded 11 stolen bases in 14 attempts?struck out just 10 times?went 3-for-5 vs. Florida State (3/3)?went 4-for-4 with two RBI vs. LaSalle (3/10)?3-for-4 performance with two runs and two RBI helped Spartans defeat Ohio, 10-4 (3/18)?scored three times and collected two RBI in 3-for-3 in 13-8 win at Illinois (3/24)?hit game-winning home run in bottom of the seventh inning in 5-2 victory at Minnesota?3-for-4 performance helped MSU secure 10-2 win at Michigan (5/5).

2000: Earned Freshman All-America honors according to both Collegiate Baseball and Louisville Slugger ... second team All-Big Ten selection....led team with 58 RBI and nine home runs ... second on the team in batting average (.345), hits (69) and at bats (200) ... also led the team in slugging percentage with (.545) ... recorded 23 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI games ... went 3-3 with two runs, eight RBI and two home runs vs. Detroit (4/19) ... 2-3, one run, a double and two RBI vs. Penn State (4/7) ... hit game-winning home run against Michigan (5/6) ... went 2-3 and blasted a three-run home run against Western Michigan (5/11) ... was 3-3 with four RBI and one home run against Minnesota (04/28) ... solid outing against Purdue and Illinois going 3-4 against the Boilermakers and 2-4 with four RBI against the Illini.

High School: Named the top player in the state in 1999 by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ... three-time recipient of all-district and all-area honors ... named all-Catholic, all-region, all-state and all-Dream Team both his junior and senior seasons ... captain of the 1999 state championship team ... set school records for walks in a season (49) and batting average in a season (.587) ... tallied 105 RBI and 15 home runs in his three years on varsity ... compiled a 7-0 pitching record his senior year.

Personal: Born July 6, 1981 in Livonia, Mich., to Bob and Debbie Malek ... business major ... enjoys using his computer and watching movies ... favorite team is the Cleveland Indians ... favorite player is Ken Griffey, Jr.

 
Year	GP	AB	R	H	Avg	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	SB/CS	PO	  A	E	Pct.
 2000	54	200	33	69	.345	9	2	9	58	22	24	3/3	117	5	3	.976
 2001	56	206	53	88	.427	15	3	4	42	24	10	11/3	112	4	6	.951
 Total	110	406	86	157	.386	24	5	13	100	46	34	14/6	229	9	9	.964	

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