|Hometown:||Diamond Bar, Calif.|
|High School:||Diamond Bar HS|
VIDEOS FEATURING GARY BROWN:
TITANS `09: Was an All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention Was one of two Titans (along with Jared Clark) to play in all 63 of the Titans games, 61 of them coming in a starting capacity at third base or in the outfield Made 36 starts at third base, nine in left field, four in center and 12 in right His 88 hits ranked him 4th in the Big West His 64 runs scored ranked him 3rd in the Big West Had the team's longest hitting streak at 17 games, batting .414 from Apr. 17 to May 15 when he went 29-for-70 with six doubles, three triples and two home runs Also hit .386 (22-for-57) in a 12-game hitting streak earlier in the year from Mar. 3 to Mar. 23 Had 26 multi-hit games including a pair of career-high, four-hit games on Apr. 24 at UC Davis and May 6 against Arizona Had eight multi-RBI games including a pair of three-RBI efforts on March 13 vs. Rhode Island and Apr. 24 at UC Davis, tying his career high Stole three of his 23 bases on successive pitches on Apr. 9 at Cal State Northridge...after singling, he stole second, third and home on the catcher's throw back to the pitcher to tie the eventual 15-inning loss at 2-2 in the fourth inning His 23 stolen bases were good for third in the Big West Led the Big West, ranked 10th in the nation and tied for the third-most triples in a CSF season with seven Earned Big West Player of the Week accolades on April 27 after going 8-for-17 (.470) with a pair of home runs, a double, a triple, five RBI and 10 runs scored in a midweek game against Pepperdine and a three-game series at UC Davis Was 13-for-31 (.419) with three doubles, a triple, nine RBI, seven runs scored and three stolen bases in the Titans' seven postseason games Was named to the Fullerton Regional All-Tournament Team (RF) after going 7-for-15 (.467) with 3 doubles, four RBI and two stolen bases in three games.
TITANS `08: Was a Freshman All-American for both Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball and was a Big West Conference Honorable Mention as a utility player Started 55 games for the Titans at both second base and left field Set the Cal State Fullerton rookie record for stolen bases, swiping 25 bags in 28 attempts, breaking Dante Powell's 16-year old record of 19 in 1992 Picked up his first career hit in his first Div. I at bat at TCU on Feb. 22 Drove home his first RBI on Feb. 24 at TCU in his first career start, by going 2-for-5 with 2 RBI and a run scored Hit his first home run on Mar. 2 at Stanford, a solo shot Had 17 multi-hit and 8 multi-RBI games After seeing his average dip to .193 on March 25, he caught fire to hit .336 (45-for-134) over the remaining 42 games of the year Collected three hits in a game twice, once on Apr. 18 at Pacific, the other on May 11 versus Cal Poly at home Drove home a season-high 3 RBI on Mar. 2 at Stanford, belting a two-run double and a solo home run Stole three bases against Virginia in the Fullerton Regional on June 1 Stole two-or-more bases on five occasions Had an eight-game hitting streak from May 3 to May 16 where he went 12-for-24 (.500) with two doubles, two home runs and six RBI.
DIAMOND BAR HS: Was a three-year varsity player for the Brahmas under Head Coach and former Titan outfielder Rich Gonzalez Hit .333 and earned second-team All-Sierra League honors as a sophomore Belted three home runs and hit .480 as a junior, earning first-team all-league recognition Was highly decorated his senior year, hitting a whopping .612 with 4 home runs Was named the Sierra League's Most Valuable Player, garnered All-CIF and All-Inland Valley First-Team recognition, and was tabbed a second-team All-American by Baseball America Was named the MVP of the 2007 Loara Tournament Was the Diamond Bar High School Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year His No. 22 was retired by the Brahma baseball program in 2007 Was drafted by the Oakland A's in the 12th round of the 2007 MLB first-year player draft Was also a two-time All-Sierra League soccer player Academically, was on the Principal's Honor Roll in each semester of high school.
PERSONAL: Born on September 28, 1988,
in Upland, Calif. Parents are Troy and Julie Brown
Full name is Gary Allen Brown Has an older brother, Dusty; a
younger brother, Gabriel; and a younger sister, Torrie, who is a
standout player on the Titans' volleyball team Majoring in
communications Models his hitting game after Dodgers
outfielder Manny Ramirez and the rest of his game after Astros
utility player Darrin Erstad Superstition is always carrying
Chapstick in his back right pocket Favorites include: Los
Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Megan Fox, Russell Crowe
(actors), "Forrest Gump" (movies), Drake (musical artists),
youtube.com (websites) swimming and yoga (hobbies).
BROWN'S DIV. I CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 6, 7 times, last on May 29, 2009 vs. Utah
Runs: 5, Apr. 22, 2009 at Pepperdine
Hits: 4, 2 times, last on May 6, 2009 vs. Arizona
RBI: 3, 3 times, last on Apr. 24, 2009 at UC Davis
Home Runs: 1, 8 times, last on Apr. 26, 2009 at UC Davis
Doubles: 2, 3 times, last on Apr. 11, 2009 at CS Northridge
Stolen Bases: 3, 2 times, last on Apr. 9, 2009 at CS Northridge