Hoots sign IU Kokomo Infielder Platt for 2023 Prospect League Season

The redshirt sophomore was a four year starter for the Logansport High School Berries

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of right-handed infielder Tucker Platt for the 2023 summer season. Platt comes to O’Fallon as a redshirt sophomore from Indiana University Kokomo (IU Kokomo). 

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound infielder attended Logansport High School in Logansport, Indiana where he helped lead the Berries baseball team to a sectional championship his senior season. Platt was a four-year starter for the Berries, registering a career .464 BA with four home runs, 85 RBIs, and 107 runs scored in 353 at-bats. The Logansport, Indiana-native finished his high school senior season with a .486 BA, earning him a spot on the Indiana North All Star Team, as well as All-State and All-Conference honors. The redshirt sophomore went on to play at Olney Central College in Olney, Illinois, where he hit .545 with one home run, 3 RBI, and 5 runs scored in 16 plate appearances for the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) Blue Knights. Platt transferred to IU Kokomo following the 2020-2021 season, where he has hit for a career .314 BA, .418 OBP, and .461 SLG with 64 hits, 29 RBI, and 41 runs scored in 74 games played so far for the Cougars. 

The Hoots 2023 summer and promotional schedule is available now at ofallonhoots.com/schedule. Single game tickets are on sale now at ofallonhoots.com. For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. The Hoots provide fun and affordable things to do in the O’Fallon and St. Charles County areas.  For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.

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