From BR Bullpen
Charles Cobb Blackmon
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 3", Weight 200 lb.
- School Young Harris College, Georgia Tech
- High School North Gwinnett High School
- Debut June 7, 2011
 Biographical Information
Charlie Blackmon was drafted out of high school by the Florida Marlins in the 28th round of the 2004 amateur draft as a pitcher. Continuing on to college, he was drafted out of junior college by the Boston Red Sox in the 20th round of the 2005 amateur draft as a pitcher. He transferred to Georgia Tech and was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft as an outfielder. He was signed by scout Alan Matthews and made his pro debut that summer.