Bobby Thigpen was an all around athlete as a child. If there was a game being played, chances are Thigpen was participating. As a star at Aucilla Christian Academy (FL), the talented youngster contributed in baseball, basketball and football. While he was good at all sports, Thigpen thrived on the diamond. As a shortstop for ACA, Thigpen led the team to the 1981 Class A state title game.