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Luke Bard

Luke Bard 31 P

Cedar Rapids Kernels

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Luke Francis Bard
  • Age: 24 (November 13, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Compensation A (2012, MIN)
  • School: Georgia Tech
  • Relationship(s): brother of Daniel Bard
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Luke Bard Stats Summary

Luke Bard Career Stats

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Luke Bard Awards and Honors

Luke Bard  31 P

  • Full Name: Luke Francis Bard
  • Born: November 13, 1990
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Compensation A (2012, MIN)
  • School: Georgia Tech

Underwent arthroscopic shoulder surgery following the 2013 season and missed all of 2014. ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the first round (42nd overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia Tech University. ... Was ranked 14th among Twins' prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... His older brother, Daniel, is a pitcher in the Rangers organization. ... His father played at Tufts University and in the Orioles and Dodgers organizations. ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 16th round of the 2009 Draft but did not sign. ... Was a three-sport standout at Charlotte Christian School as a four-year letterwinner in baseball and football and a two-year letterwinner in basketball. ... Earned Louisville Slugger and National Christian School Athletic Association All-America honors as a senior. ... Was named North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association Player of the Year and Charlotte Weekly Player of the Year in 2009 after going 10-0 with 90 strikeouts and a 0.37 ERA. Also hit .336 with four home runs. ... Was a three-time All-State and All-Conference performer and helped his high school win two state championships (2007, 2009) in football. As a quarterback, he threw for 45 career touchdowns and ran for 13.