Brian Lesher

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Brian Lesher
Born: (1971-03-05) March 5, 1971 (age 47)
Wilrijk, Belgium
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 25, 1996, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 2002, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Batting average .224
Home runs 9
Runs batted in 38

Brian Herbert Lesher (born March 5, 1971) is a Belgian former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, and Toronto Blue Jays.

Born in Wilrijk, Belgium, Lesher entered the majors in 1996 with the Oakland Athletics, playing for three consecutive years before joining the Seattle Mariners (2000) and Toronto Blue Jays (2002). His most productive season came in 1997 with Oakland, when he posted career-highs in games (46), home runs (4), runs batted in (17), runs scored (17), and stolen bases (4). Brian is the only person born in Belgium to play Major League Baseball.

In a five-season career, Lesher was a .224 hitter (59-for-263) with nine home runs and 38 RBI in 108 games.

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