Brent Gates

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Brent Gates
Born: (1970-03-14) March 14, 1970 (age 45)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 5, 1993 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1999 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Batting average .264
Hits 616
Runs batted in 279

Brent Robert Gates (born March 14, 1970 Grand Rapids, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball second and third baseman. He is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota.

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the first round of the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft, Gates made his Major League Baseball debut with the Oakland Athletics on May 5, 1993, and appeared in his final game on October 3, 1999.

Gates is currently a professional scout, based in Grand Rapids, for the Tampa Bay Rays.[1] He formerly was head coach of the Grand Rapids Christian High School baseball team.[1] and was a coach for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps during the 2001 season.


  1. ^ Leventhal, Josh, ed. (2015). Baseball America 2015 Directory. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-56-5. 

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