May 2, 1971 |
|August 16, 1996, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1996, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Runs batted in||3|
Brent Raymond Bowers (born May 12, 1971) is a former professional baseball player. Bowers played in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles in the 1996 season. He also played in the Korea Baseball Organization in 1999. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.
Bowers was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 1989 Draft. In his lone major league season, in 21 games, he had 12 hits, six runs scored, in 39 at-bats, playing left field. He continued to play minor league baseball until 2002.
He served as the hitting coach for the Gary SouthShore RailCats of the Northern League from 2003 to 2004. He was the manager of the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League in 2005 and 2006. Most recently, Bowers was the field manager for the Edmonton Capitals of the Golden Baseball League. Bowers was suspended for the remainder of the season as a result of homophobic remarks made during a game on July 31, 2010. On August 7, 2010 he resigned from his position with the Edmonton Capitals.
- Brent Bowers Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac Retrieved 2017-02-18.
- http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Edmonton+Capitals+coach+resigns+following+alleged+tirade/3373196/story.html[dead link]
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Korea Baseball Organization, or Retrosheet, or Pelota Binaria
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