Anthony Sanders

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Anthony Sanders
Born: (1974-03-02) March 2, 1974 (age 41)
Tucson, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 1999 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
April 18, 2001 for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
Batting average .240
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 4
Anthony Sanders
Medal record
Men's baseball
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Team competition

Anthony Marcus Sanders (born March 2, 1974 in Tucson, Arizona) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball. Sanders spent parts of three seasons in the majors with the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners, along with part of the 2001 season with the Yokohama BayStars in Japan. As a member of the United States national baseball team, Sanders won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He used to be the manager for the Grand Junction Rockies. In 1997, Sanders' wife was killed in a skiing accident.[1] In 2013, Sanders joined the farm system of the Colorado Rockies[2] as manager of the Grand Junction Rockies of the Rookie-level Pioneer League, and was named the circuit's 2014 manager of the year.[3]


  1. ^ "Team USA Who's Who". Baseball America. August 23, 2000. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved July 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ Paul Cicala (September 2, 2014). "Former Santa Rita multi-sport star continues to excel in pro baseball". KVOA. Archived from the original on October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sanders named PL Manager of the Year". Minor League Baseball. August 30, 2014. Archived from the original on October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 

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