Played for the Peninsula Pilots of the Coastal Plains League ... Hit .247 with 11 doubles, one homer and 18 RBI while playing in 44 games and starting in 42 ... Was teammates with current Tigers Adam Stacey and Josh Sullivan.
Played two years as a catcher at Cypress (CA) College for coach Scott Pickler ... As a sophomore in 2004, hit .359 in 47 contests with nine doubles, three triples, nine homers and 43 RBI ... All-Conference catcher as a sophomore ... Hit .398 with seven doubles, three triples, six home runs and 37 runs batted in while seeing action in 40 games as a freshman ...mDrafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 19th round of the MLB Draft in 2003.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Ron LaRuffa at Fountain Valley High School ... All-league designated hitter as a junior and senior ... Allleague pick at catcher as a sophomore ... Drafted in the 36th round by the New York Mets in the 2002 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft.
Joseph Ryan Huskins was born on March 25, 1984, in Orange County, Calif. ... Son of Mike and Jane Huskins ... Two siblings, Denise (19) and Devin (14) ... Sister Denise attends Long Beach State ... Major: Physical Education.