Jesse Levis

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Jesse Levis
Catcher
Born: (1968-04-14) April 14, 1968 (age 49)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1992, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 2001, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average .255
Home runs 3
RBI 60
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 1989 – Atlantic Coast Conference All-Star Catcher

Jesse Levis (born April 14, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American Major League Baseball scout and former Major League Baseball player. Levis is a graduate of Northeast High School in Philadelphia and attended the University of North Carolina.

Career[edit]

After starting as a catcher at Northeast High School in Philadelphia and accepting a baseball scholarship to North Carolina, Levis became a journeyman catcher, playing for the Cleveland Indians in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1999. He also played for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1996, 1997, 1998, and 2001. He played Minor League Baseball with not only the Indians and Brewers organizations, but also the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, and New York Mets organizations. He last played professional baseball in 2004 with the Norfolk Tides.

After retiring, he was hired on November 7, 2006 to be a scout for the Boston Red Sox.[1] He scouted for the Red Sox for two seasons. Levis is Jewish.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeff Horrigan (March 5, 2008). "Scout in hot water: Levis arrested in Fla.". Boston Herald. Retrieved March 5, 2008. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Horvitz, Peter S.; Horvitz, Joachim (2001). The Big Book of Jewish Baseball - An Illustrated Encyclopedia and Anecdotal History (1st ed.). New York, N.Y.: S.P.I. pp. 105–106. ISBN 1-56171-973-0. Retrieved 27 May 2016. 

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