Baker, a sophomore from Spring, leads the Horned Frogs in home runs (four) and the Big 12 in walks (18) and runs scored (23) through 16 games entering a weekend series against Kansas.
He has started all 82 games at TCU, primarily as a designated hitter. He moved to first base this season and is hitting .333 with 14 runs batted in.
Baker played for USA Baseball’s 14-under team in 2011, 15-under team in 2012 and 18-under team in 2014.
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Luken Baker led the Horned Frogs in hitting, home runs, slugging, runs scored, runs batted in and on-base percentage last season in earning Big 12 freshman of the year honors.
Eight other TCU players have played for the Collegiate National Team, including catcher Evan Skoug last year. Jake Arrieta played in 2006, Kyle Winkler in 2010, Josh Elander and Andrew Mitchell in 2011, and Riley Ferrell, Brandon Finnegan and Preston Morrison in 2013.
TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle was manager of the 2013 team and an assistant on the 2006 team.
The 2017 team will train in North Carolina and host games against Chinese Taipei and Cuba in June and July.