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Charley Thurber

Charley Thurber RF

Kingsport Mets

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Charles Myers Thurber
  • Age: 24 (December 28, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Elmira, NY
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 39 (2011, NYM)
  • School: Tennessee
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Charley Thurber Stats Summary

Charley Thurber Career Stats

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Charley Thurber Awards and Honors

Charley Thurber  RF

  • Full Name: Charles Myers Thurber
  • Born: December 28, 1989
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Elmira, NY
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 39 (2011, NYM)
  • School: Tennessee
Charley Thurber, selected by the New York Mets in the 39th round (1182nd overall) of the 2011 Draft out of University of Tennessee... played for Hyannis in Cape Cod League in 2010... attended Elmira Free Academy (Elmira, N.Y.)... made professional debut with Class A Brooklyn on June 22, 2011... son of Chuck and Maggie Thurber... chose Tennessee over Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Virginia, Wake Forest and Penn State... recipient of the Viar Family Athletic Scholarship... majored in sport management at Tenn... played three years of varsity basketball as a small forward in high school... rated a four-star and Top 200 prospect as well as the 32nd best outfielder by Baseball America for high school seniors in 2008... became the ninth player with ties to the Vols to be selected in the 2011 Draft... opted to join Mets rather than return for senior season at UT after he started 32 games, appearing in 36, and batted .230 with two homeruns, 12 RBIs and five stolen bases for the Volunteers in 2011... 118th player picked out of UT since 1965... hit his first professional home run in Brooklyn's 12-5 playoff win over rival Staten Island on Sept. 9, 2011.