Colt Morton

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Colt Morton
Colt Morton.jpg
Morton with the Padres in 2008
Sugar Land Skeeters
Catcher
Born: (1982-04-10) April 10, 1982 (age 35)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 21, 2007, for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
May 8, 2008, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Batting average .063
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1
Teams

Kristopher Colt Morton (born April 10, 1982) is a baseball catcher for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League. He attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Early years[edit]

While attending high school at The King's Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, Morton lettered in baseball and led the team with a .339 batting average, eight home runs, and 26 RBI as a senior. He was a two-time All-State honoree, a preseason Louisville Slugger/TPX High School All-American, and received an All-American honorable mention from Collegiate Baseball for his efforts.[1]

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Padres[edit]

On May 8, 2008, Morton singled in Atlanta to record his first Major League hit. On May 9, 2008 he was demoted to Double-A San Antonio.

Seattle Mariners[edit]

On June 16, 2009 Morton was Traded To The Seattle Mariners for future considerations. On December 5, 2009 Morton married Amanda Varney in Wellington, Fl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Carolina State Bio". GoPack.com. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 

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