Gary Thurman

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Gary Thurman
Outfielder
Born: (1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 51)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 1987, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
May 26, 1997, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Batting average .243
Runs 121
Hits 194
Teams

Gary Montez Thurman (born November 12, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder. He played during nine seasons at the major league level for the Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, and New York Mets. He was drafted by the Royals in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1983 amateur draft. Thurman played his first professional season with their Rookie league Gulf Coast Royals in 1983, and his last with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's Triple-A affiliate, the Vancouver Canadians, in 1998.

He was the coordinator of baserunning for the Cleveland Indians in 2008–11.

He was the first base/outfield/base-running coach for the Miami Marlins for the 2012 season.

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