Jeffrey Lavern McNeely (born October 18, 1969 in Monroe, North Carolina) is a former center fielder/designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1993 season. Listed at 6' 2", 190 lb., McNeely batted and threw right-handed. He attended Spartanburg Methodist College.
In a season/career, McNeely was a .297 hitter (11-for-37) with 10 runs and six stolen bases in 21 games, including one double, one triple, one RBI, a .409 on-base percentage without home runs. In 13 outfield appearances, he collected a .917 fielding percentage (two errors in 24 chances).
From 1992 to 1996, McNeely also played in the minors with New Britain (1992), Pawtucket (1993–94), Louisville (1995–96) and Midland (1996). In 479 games, he hit .239 with eight home runs, 197 runs, 118 RBI, and 70 stolen bases.
McNeely is currently the Behavior Management Facilitator and Dean of Students at Randolph Middle School in Charlotte, NC.
- 1989: Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of the 1989 draft.
- 1994: Traded by Boston along with Nate Minchey to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Luis Alicea.
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