November 28, 1968 |
|MLB: May 18, 1997 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last professional appearance|
|NPB: 2003 for the Orix BlueWave|
|Runs batted in||33|
|Runs batted in||83|
Scott Patrick Sheldon (born November 20, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman/shortstop and right-handed batter who played for the Oakland Athletics (1997) and Texas Rangers (1998–2001). He also played in Japan for the Orix BlueWave (2002–03).
On September 6, 2000, while playing for the Rangers, Sheldon became the third player in MLB history to play all nine positions in a single game, joining Bert Campaneris (Kansas City Athletics, September 8, 1965), César Tovar (Minnesota Twins, September 22, 1968). Later that year Sheldon was joined by Shane Halter (Detroit Tigers, October 1, 2000), in the select list of nine-position players in the same game. Sheldon entered the game in the 4th inning and performed the feat in just five frames.
He spent two years in Japan with the BlueWave, batting. 255 with 34 homers and 83 RBI.
After a career in professional baseball, Sheldon took the position as General Manager of Big League Dreams (Houston). In 2009, Sheldon successfully completed the academic and accreditation requirements for the Dynamic Mind Institute’s educational training program. He became the company's president in 2009.
- "BASEBALL; Andro Hangs in a Quiet Limbo," New York Times (July 11, 1999). Accessed 1 31, 2010.