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Baseball: Gatorade National Baseball POY Luken Baker dishes about home run derbies, buttering bread and being one of the guys

Luken Baker named the 2014-15 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year.
Luken Baker named the 2014-15 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year.

Playing in the state’s highest classification in one of the nation’s most competitive baseball regions, Baker is a power pitcher possessing an elite breaking ball along with velocity that sits in the low 90s and touches 95 mph. He also boasts raw power and a refined stroke at the plate, winning the Under Armour All-American Classic Home Run Derby at Wrigley Field last summer as well as the MLB Junior Select Home Run Derby during the 2014 All-Star Game in Minnesota. click here for complete story