|| Darren Gemoll
Seasons At Stanford: 2005
Complete Final Career Stats
Cardinal Career: Played in three games as a pinch-runner as a freshman in 2005.
As A Freshman in 2005: Made three pinch-running appearances.
Individual Game Notes (2005)
High School: A 2004 graduate of Leland High School, where he spent his final two prep campaigns Also played one season at Bellarmine College Prep as a sophomore A two-sport standout in baseball and football at both schools A prep All-American selection by Sportslink/Perfect Game in 2004 Played in the 2004 High School All-American game in Albuquerque, New Mexico Named to the 2003 and 2004 All-Central Coast Section teams and to the 2003 All-State underclassman squad by Cal-Hi Sports Named his club's MVP during his junior and senior years while leading the Chargers to two Blossom Valley Athletic League championships and two CCS semifinal appearances Hit .605 in his junior campaign with seven doubles, seven homers, 34 RBI, 36 runs scored and 29 stolen bases Homered from both sides of the plate during a CCS playoff game in his junior season As a senior, hit .405 with 14 doubles, three homers and 27 walks while starting off conference play with an amazing 15 consecutive hits Set six Leland High School single-season records, including batting average (.605), hits (45), slugging percentage (.969), stolen bases (29), doubles (14) and RBI in a game (7) Helped Bellarmine College Prep to the 2002 West Catholic Athletic League title Also a two-way (LB/FB) football player in each of his three high school campaigns, earning All-Blossom Valley League honors in each of his last two seasons and being named the league's Linebacker of the Year as a junior Led his football team to the 2003 BVAL regular season title and a CCS playoff appearance as a senior, while being named his squad's Team MVP and the school's Senior of the Year for 2003-04 Was one of 200 players in the nation selected to play in the 2003 U.S. Army Football Combine Coached in baseball by Scot Gillis at Leland High School and Gary Cunningham at Bellarmine College Prep.
Other Amateur Baseball: Played during the summer of 2004 with the Santa Clara Red Sox, winners of the Palomino World Series Selected to represent the California team at the 2004 All-Star Sunbelt Classic Invited to play in the 2004 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars Participated in the 2003 Area Code games for the Milwaukee Brewers team Spent three summers with the NorCal Baseball Club (2001-03), who were runners-up at the 2003 World Wood Bat Association National Tournament and bronze medalists at the 2002 Junior Olympics.
MLB First-Year Player Draft: Has never been drafted.
Getting To Know Darren Gemoll
|Parents:||Gary and Joan Gemoll|
|It Runs In The Family:||Has a pair of older brothers that are professional baseball players and finished the 2004 season with Triple A teams...Justin who played collegiate baseball at USC where he was a consensus All-American and Team MVP in 2000, played the entire 2004 campaign with the Wichita Wranglers of the Kansas City Royals organization...Brandon, who played collegiate baseball at Fresno State and was a two-time All-WAC selection with the Bulldogs, finished the 2004 campaign with the Indianapolis Indians of the Milwaukee Brewers organization|
|Favorite Pro Sports Team:||San Francisco Giants|
|Favorite Pro Sports Athlete:||Barry Bonds|
|The things that set Stanford Baseball apart from other collegiate baseball programs are:||The dedication of all the players, the exceptional coaching and Sunken Diamond|
|I would describe myself as a person who is:||Focused, hard-working and determined|
|Since coming to Stanford I have learned:||That you need to manage your time wisely to be a successful student-athlete|
|Favorite Book:||The Mental Game of Baseball by H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl|
|Favorite Movie:||Bull Durham|
|Best Advice Received:||Relax, everything will work out fine|
|One moment in histoy I wish I could have seen was:||Babe Ruth calling his shot|
|Advice To Youngsters:||Focus on academics first and then athletics|
|More Advice To Youngsters:||Excellence doesn't just happen, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication|
|Did You Know:||Darren's most prized possession is a Mickey Mantle autographed baseball|
Last Updated: 6/15/05