Mark Strittmatter

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Mark Strittmatter
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Catcher / Coach
Born: (1969-04-04) April 4, 1969 (age 45)
Huntington, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 3, 1998 for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1998 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
Batting average .000
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Mark Arthur Strittmatter (born April 4, 1969 in Huntington, New York) is a coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

College[edit]

Strittmatter played baseball at the County College of Morris in Randolph, New Jersey, for two years before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University where he helped lead VCU to the Metro Conference Championship in 1992.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Strittmatter spent most all of his playing career in the minor leagues (1992–2000) after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies in June 1992.[2]

Strittmatter's only Major League playing experience came in September 1998, appearing in four games. He went hitless in 4 total at bats, and handled 11 chances flawlessly in the field.[3] He made his major league debut on September 3, 1998 as the starting catcher wearing #22 at County Stadium vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Strittmatter and his wife, Katie, have two children, son Sean and daughter Emily.[1] He helps out with youth baseball players as a part of his foundation for youth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mark Strittmatter #59". pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mark Strittmatter Minor League Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mark Strittmatter Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: Milwaukee Brewers 7, Colorado Rockies 3". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 

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