Alex Cole

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Alex Cole
Outfielder
Born: (1965-08-17)August 17, 1965
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 6, 1990 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
May 22, 1996 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Batting average .280
Home runs 5
Runs batted in 117
Teams

Alexander Cole Jr. (born August 17, 1965, in Fayetteville, North Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 1985 MLB amateur draft, Cole would make his Major League debut with the Cleveland Indians on July 27, 1990, and appear in his final game on May 22, 1996. Known as a stolen base threat (Cole ranked fourth in the American League in 1990 with 40 stolen bases despite playing in only 63 games), the Indians in 1991 cited his speed as a prime reason for moving the outfield walls of Cleveland Municipal Stadium back. This effort, however, resulted in the Indians hitting only 22 home runs at home for the year. [1] After being traded from the Indians midway through the 1992 season, Cole briefly played with the Pittsburgh Pirates before becoming a member of the inaugural Colorado Rockies team in 1993.

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