Quincy, IL – The Quincy Gems are excited to announce the signing of middle infielder Austin Baskin.
Baskin will be a sophomore at the University of Memphis in the fall of 2020. During his shortened Freshman year campaign, Baskin hit .233 with 2 doubles, 2 home runs, and 8 RBI’s in 16 games. Austin is a native of Covington, Tennessee where he attended Covington High School. Baskin was a 4-year letterman and lead his team to a state title his senior year. He was a candidate for TSAA Mr. Baseball in 2018 and holds records for most RBI in a game (10) and home runs in consecutive at-bats (3).
The Gems will begin their season at home on Thursday, May 28th against the Cape Catfish. Tickets can be purchased at QuincyGems.com/tickets or by calling, (217) 214-QGEM (7436).