Puerto Rico Little League Player Is 6'4" and Weighs 229 Pounds

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistAugust 14, 2014

via @bustedcoverage

Erick Figueroa is only 13 years old, but the Little League player who plays for the Caribbean team already has a huge size advantage on most of the other kids he is facing in the tournament.

The Little Leaguers shouldn't feel too bad, though, because at 6'4" and 229 pounds, Figueroa is bigger than a lot of Major League Baseball players.

Erick Figueroa Compared to Current MLB Players
PlayerTeamHeightWeight (lbs)
Erick FigueroaPuerto Rico6'4"229
Billy HamiltonCincinnati Reds6'0"160
Mike TroutLos Angeles Angels6'2"230
Bryce HarperWashington Nationals6'3"225
David OrtizBoston Red Sox6'4"230
Yasiel PuigLos Angeles Dodgers6'3"235

According to Baseball Factory's scouting report, Figueroa is a right-handed pitcher and plays first base. The website says he's a "large target" on defense and has "intimidating mound presence." 

No kidding.

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