Greg Olson (baseball)

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Greg Olson
Catcher
Born: (1960-09-06) September 6, 1960 (age 53)
Marshall, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 27, 1989 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1993 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Batting average .242
Home runs 20
Runs batted in 131
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Gregory William Olson (born September 6, 1960 in Marshall, Minnesota) is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played with the Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves from 1989 to 1993. Olson was selected to the National League All-Star team in 1990 and appeared in the 1991 World Series with the Braves. In 1992, Olson was having a career year until a collision with Ken Caminiti of the Houston Astros broke his right leg. Olson played one more year for Atlanta before being released in the off season to make room for rising prospect Javy López. Olson signed with the New York Mets for the 1994 season but was released following spring training, leading to his retirement. Olson now resides in Eden Prairie, Minnesota in a mansion with his golden retriever, Remington.

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