Damon Hollins

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Damon Hollins
Outfielder
Born: (1974-06-12) June 12, 1974 (age 40)
Fairfield, California
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 24, 1998 for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2006 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Career statistics
Batting average .242
Home runs 28
Runs batted in 86
Teams

Damon Jamall Hollins (born June 12, 1974 in Fairfield, California) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. Hollins played with the Atlanta Braves (1998, 2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (1998), and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2005-2006). His only regular major league playing time was in Tampa Bay, where he manned all three outfield positions.

High school years[edit]

Hollins attended Vallejo High School in Vallejo, California, and was a letterman in football and baseball. In baseball, he won All-State honors. Hollins graduated from Vallejo High School in 1992.

In elementary school, Damon played in the North Vallejo Little League team as a member of the Kiwanis baseball team.

Professional career[edit]

On Mother's Day, May 14, 2006, Hollins was one of more than 50 hitters who brandished a pink bat to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

On December 27, 2006, he signed with the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball for the 2007 season. Hollins played in 124 games, batted .257 with 12 home runs (2 of which were game-ending) and 45 RBI.

After playing in the Kansas City Royals organization in 2008, Hollins signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in January 2009,[1] but was released during spring training.

On December 22, 2009, Hollins signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alden Gonzalez (2009-01-24). "Phils sign Hollins to Minor League deal". MLB.com. Retrieved 2009-01-24. 

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