2004 Preseason (Senior): Named a Preseason third team All-American by Collegiate Baseball... Picked as a first team All-Big 12 first baseman by Big12Baseball.com.
2003 (Junior): Named to the All-Big 12 second team... Named the NCBWA National Hitter of the Week for the period ending on Feb. 2... Was named the Big 12 Player of the Week for the period ending on Feb. 12... Shattered the KU single-season hits record with a total of 97... Broke the season record for doubles with 23... Led the team with 57 RBI.
2002 (RS-Sophomore): An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection... Started all 51 games and led the team in nearly every offensive category, including batting average (.341), runs (52), hits (71), doubles (21), runs batted in (51), slugging percentage (.548) and stolen bases (15)... Tied a KU record for sophomores with 21 doubles... Led the team with 22 multi-hit games, including six contests where he posted three or more... Tied for the team lead with 12 multi-RBI games... Had at least one base hit in 13-straight games from Feb. 23 to March 22... Started the season as the team's second baseman, but moved to left field 19 games into the season... Was 4-for-5 with four RBI and a pair of runs scored on opening day vs. Ottawa (2/12)... Was 4-for-5 with four runs scored in KU's 14-5 win over Texas Tech (4/12).
2001 (Sophomore): Accepted a medical redshirt for the season after injuring his shoulder while making a diving stop at first base prior to the start of the season.
2000 (Freshman): Saw action in 23 games and started 13... Finished the year with a .229 batting average in 48 at-bats... Had a 3-for-4 performance with three runs scored and three RBI against Baker (2/29)... Also recorded three of his four stolen bases in that game... Was 1-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base against Iowa State (3/4)... Went 1-for-2 and scored a run in KU's 8-7 win versus Wichita State (4/4).
High School: Hit .488 with five homers as a senior at Wichita Northwest HS... For his career, Baty hit .510 with 21 homers... Honorable mention USA Today All-American as a senior... Tabbed first team all-city sophomore, junior and senior seasons... Named all-state senior year... Honor roll student... Stole 19 bases for the Grizzlies his junior year... Coached by Mike Burrell.
Personal: Born December 27, 1980... Parents are Ray and Sheryl Baty... Majoring in communication studies.