Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame the next stop for former Wolverines QB
Former Michigan quarterback Drew Henson will be headed to the state’s baseball hall of fame later this summer.
MLive.com reported that Henson, who was a multi-sport athlete in high school and college, will be inducted into the Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame on Aug. 8, 2020. He will be honored during a Single-A baseball game between the Lansing Lugnuts and West Michigan Whitecaps.
The game will be played in Lansing.
Henson attended Brighton High School and set numerous MHSAA during his prep baseball career. Those records came in base hits (257), doubles (68), home runs (70), grand slams (10), runs scored (250), RBIs (290) and walks drawn (129). He also won 40 games as a pitcher and maintained a .527 batting average.
Henson was a quarterback at Michigan from 1998-2000 and also managed to play minor league baseball during that time. He was selected with the 97th overall pick by the New York Yankees in the 1998 MLB Draft.
During his career at Michigan, Henson played in 24 career games with the Wolverines and threw for 2,631 yards and 22 touchdowns with a 55.8 percent career completion rate. His best year came in 2000, throwing for 1,852 yards and 16 touchdowns in eight games. Henson also rushed for two touchdowns.
Henson was taken in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.