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Henry Ford

HEIGHT

6’4″

WEIGHT

220 lbs

POSITION

INF

B/T

R/R

CLASS

Fr.

HOMETOWN

Charlottesville, Va.

SCHOOL

Virginia

‘Little League Legend’ Henry Ford ready for collegiate debut (CBS19)

SUMMER 2023

  • Played in 35 of 52 games for the Tom Sox, starting 33
  • Led team in batting average (.316), slugging percentage (.588), RBI (24, tied), doubles (10), home runs (7), and total bases (67)
  • 7 home runs set a new single-season team record
  • Hit .500 with five runs, seven RBI, four doubles, and a home run before being sidelined with hand injury for three weeks
  • Over final 11 games, collected 16 hits (.421), 13 runs, 10 RBI, four doubles, and six home runs
  • Double, home run, and two RBI in debut at Covington (June 2)
  • Pair of doubles at Culpeper (June 4)
  • Two hits and three RBI against Staunton (June 6) before leaving with injury
  • Six-game hit streak, collecting five RBI over span (July 17-22)
  • 3-8 with four runs, three RBI, and home run in doubleheader against Woodstock (July 24)
  • Double and home run against Front Royal (July 25)
  • 3-4 with home run and two RBI in second game of Purcellville doubleheader (July 26)
  • 3-3 with two runs, two RBI, double, and two home runs to force deciding game three in playoffs against Strasburg (August 1)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played two seasons at St. Anne’s Belfield in Charlottesville before spending junior and senior seasons at Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • As a senior, hit .439 with 30 runs, 36 RBI, and 14 home runs en route to being named the D2 East Region Hitter of the Year
  • As a junior, hit .422 and scored 30 runs, drove in 32, and hit 13 long balls
  • Ranked the #19 overall prospect in Virginia and #4 shortstop by Perfect Game

PERSONAL

  • Son of Ryan and Christy Ford
  • Has two sisters, Tulip and Ruby
  • Played Little League baseball at McIntire Little League, 0.2 miles from CHO Airport Field
  • Little League teammate with fellow Tom Sox player Nathan Fink

Last updated: September 2023

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Tom Sox Season Ends With 9-5 Loss to Turks in VBL Championship

After 64 days, the marathon 2023 season came to an end as the Charlottesville Tom Sox (32-20) fell to the Harrisonburg Turks (34-16) in game two of the Valley Baseball League championship series.

Tom Sox 2-Hit by Turks in Game One of VBL Championship

The Charlottesville Tom Sox offense fell flat in game one of the 2023 Valley Baseball League Championship, mustering up only two hits as they fell to the Harrisonburg Turks 7-2 on Thursday.

Tom Sox Face Turks for 2023 Valley Baseball League Championship

The 1-seed Charlottesville Tom Sox (32-18) will face the 2-seed Harrisonburg Turks (32-16) in a best-of-three series for the Valley Baseball League Championship beginning Thursday. Games one and three (if necessary) will be played at CHO Airport Field at 7 p.m., while game two will take place at Harrisonburg’s Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 7:30 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND! Tom Sox Defeat Express 6-3 to Advance to Valley League Championship

After coming one out away from elimination on Tuesday, the Charlottesville Tom Sox advanced to their second-straight Valley League Championship series with a 6-3 win over the Strasburg Express Wednesday.