Spencer Torkelson: On the Fast Track


When his junior season suddenly ended a month after it had begun, Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson was just three home runs shy of becoming the school’s all-time home runs leader. And this is the same school that produced Barry Bonds, Reggie Jackson and Bob Horner. It’s Horner who holds the career mark with 56 home runs. Torkelson had 54 when the college season abruptly ended March 12 because of the COVID-19 virus. If the 2020 college baseball season truly is over, Torkelson will get on with the business of professional baseball. The 6-1, 220-pound first baseman is considered the…

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