Jeff Branson (baseball)
|Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 2|
|Infielder / Coach|
January 26, 1967 |
|April 12, 1992, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 6, 2001, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Runs batted in||156|
|Representing the United States|
Early and personal life
Branson was born on January 26, 1967, in Waynesboro, Mississippi. He is an alumnus of Southern Choctaw High School in Silas, Alabama, and the University of West Alabama. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round of the 1988 MLB amateur draft.
Branson played for three different teams during his playing career: the Cincinnati Reds (1992–1997), Cleveland Indians (1997–1998), and Los Angeles Dodgers (2000–2001). He made his Major League Baseball debut April 12, 1992 and played his final game October 6, 2001.
On November 18, 2013, Branson was named hitting coach of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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