Bio: 2020 (Summer)
Over the summer, made five appearances for the Inland Valley Pirates … Went 5-14 in those games with a pair of RBIs.
Attended Maranatha High School in Pasadena, Calif. … Was ranked as the No. 2 first baseman in California and No. 10 first baseman nationally … Batted .375 during an abbreviated senior season … Listed as the No. 43 prospect in California by Perfect Game … 2019 Preseason Underclass All-American Second Team … Participated in the 2019 Perfect Game National Showcase … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2018 WWBA World Championship … Selected to the 15U National Team by USA Baseball in 2017 … Spent his first two HS seasons at Loyola High School in Los Angeles … Won a pair of league titles with Maranatha.
Full name: Eli Robert Paton … Birthday: Jan. 5 … Parents are Frank and Hailey Paton … Has a younger sister, Grace … Aspires to play professional baseball … Chose UCLA because “it’s the best school in the world” … Admires Corey Seager … Listens to Travis Scott … Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Lakers … Favorite player is Alex Caruso … Hobbies include spikeball, skimboarding, and working out … His favorite subject is history … His uncle, George Paton, attended UCLA and is currently the General Manager of the NFL’s Denver Broncos.