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Mississippi State’s Rea Quickly Becoming the Face of the College World Series

Published by on June 18, 2013

In all fairness, Mississippi State's Wes Rea has a pretty distinct advantage when it comes to standing out in any crowd.

The 6'5", 270-pound Gulfport, Miss. native doesn't usually have to do a whole lot to get people to notice him. Throughout his first two games in the 2013 College World Series, however, he's made sure people take notice of more than just his size.

Rea is 4-for-9 with 3 RBI at the plate thus far in Omaha. His clutch hitting in both games Mississippi State has played in have been an instrumental part of the Bulldogs getting to within one game of the championship series. With his team winning back-to-back one-run games, you could argue that the runs he has knocked in are the reason the Bulldogs are still alive.

In addition to his baseball talents, Rea just comes off as a likable guy. Every time you see him talking with teammates, the guy has a smile on his face. When he struck out at the plate earlier in the game against Indiana, he paid homage to the grea...

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