Charlie Saum_JPL_04162024_00101

Career Accolades

  • Two-time Pac-12 team champion (2022-23)
  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll (2023)

As a Junior (2024)

  • Appeared in 32 games, starting 25, while batting .283 with 16 runs scored, two doubles, eight home runs and 22 RBIs
  • Slugged .545 with a .355 on-base percentage
  • Connected for a double, four home runs and 10 RBIs to accompany 11 runs scored while hitting .294 in Pac-12 play
  • Compiled seven multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests
  • Hit safely in six of his last seven games, and 14 of his last 17, on the season
  • Launched a pair of home runs as part of a 2-for-3 day with two runs scored and four RBIs at Texas Tech (April 2)
  • Batted .385 with seven runs scored, two doubles, three homers and seven RBIs over a six-game hitting streak (April 14-23)
  • Hit .462 with five runs scored, a double, two homers and four RBIs against Oregon (April 19-21)
  • Finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a home run vs. Oregon (April 20) - the first of back-to-back games with a homer
  • Made a pitching appearance and struck out the only batter he faced at UCLA (May 17)

As a Sophomore (2023) • Pac-12 Champions

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Limited to nine games, starting seven, due to injury
  • Batted .190 with three runs scored and a double to accompany two RBIs
  • Managed a .370 on-base percentage while drawing four walks and two hit-by-pitches
  • 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a one RBI against CSU Bakersfield (March 4)
  • Drove in a run and scored once vs. Santa Clara (March 7)

As a Freshman (2022) • Pac-12 Champions

  • Appeared in 20 games, starting one, behind the plate
  • Batted .143 with a run scored, a double and one RBI
  • 2 for 5 (.400) with a run scored, a double and one RBI in Pac-12 play
  • First two collegiate hits came against USC as he went 2 for 2 with a run scored, a double and one driven in (May 20)
  • Made first career start at UTSA (Feb. 28)

International Competition

  • Competed for Team USA U-15 (2018) and U-17 (2019)
  • U15 Baseball World Cup (2018)
  • 17u National Team Development program (2019)

Prior to Stanford 

  • 2021 graduate of Thousand Oaks High School in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
  • Guided Thousand Oaks to a CIF Souther Section Championship and a State Team of the Year honor
  • Marmonte League Champions (2021)
  • All-State and All-County first team (2021)
  • Two-time All-County first team (2019, 2021)
  • Tri Valley League MVP (2019)


  • Son of Cheryl and Mike Saum
  • Has one brother, Jake
  • Jake played baseball at Tulane and UCLA
  • Has lived in eight different places across four different states