Derek Lee (baseball)

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Derek Lee
Born: (1966-07-28) July 28, 1966 (age 50)
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 27, 1993, for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
July 22, 1993, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Batting average .152
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 4

Derek Gerald Lee (born July 28, 1966) is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder who appeared in 15 games for the Minnesota Twins during the 1993 season. Listed at 6' 1", 200 lb., Lee batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Lee played for the University of South Florida and was drafted by four different teams from 1985–1987, but did not sign with any of them. He finally signed with the Chicago White Sox after being selected in the 1988 MLB Draft. He then was claimed off waivers by the Twins in 1992, and was brought up to the major-league club for about one month. The following offseason, he was sent to the Montreal Expos in exchange for a minor leaguer.[2]

In between, Lee played winter ball with the Caribes de Oriente club of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.[3]