Keith Osik

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Keith Osik
Catcher
Born: (1968-10-22) October 22, 1968 (age 48)
Port Washington, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1996, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2005, for the Washington Nationals
MLB statistics
Batting average .231
Home runs 13
Runs batted in 108
Teams

Keith Richard Osik (born October 22, 1968), is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played in the major leagues from 1996-2005. He played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles, and Washington Nationals. He was drafted in the 24th round of the 1990 MLB Draft. His brother was also a professional baseball player, but only played in the minors. He was born in Port Washington, New York, but now lives in Shoreham, New York.

Osik is currently the head baseball coach at Farmingdale State College, a Division III institution located on Long Island in New York. Since 2008, his teams have achieved the following:

Skyline Conference Championships:

  • 2008 Conference Champions (26-18 Overall, 13-3 Skyline)
  • 2009 Conference Champions (30-17 Overall, 13-3 Skyline)
  • 2010 Conference Champions (25-17 Overall, 15-1 Skyline)
  • 2011 Conference Champions (27-17 Overall, 12-4 Skyline)
  • 2012 Conference Champions (32-12 Overall, 15-1 Skyline)
  • 2013 Conference Champions (28-11 Overall, 15-1 Skyline)
  • 2014 Conference Champions (27-13 Overall, 11-5 Skyline)

NCAA Regionals:

  • 2008 New York Regional, Eliminated (0-2)
  • 2009 New York Regional, Champions, Advanced to Division III World Series (4-1)
  • 2010 New York Regional, Eliminated (1-2)
  • 2011 New York Regional, Eliminated (1-2)
  • 2012 New York Regional, Eliminated (3-2)
  • 2013 New York Regional, Eliminated (1-2)
  • 2014 New York Regional, Eliminated (2-2)

NCAA Division III College World Series:

  • 2009, World Series, Eliminated (0-2)

He also owns and operates "Keith Osik's Major League Instruction (MLI)," a private indoor baseball teaching facility located in Rocky Point, New York.

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