Kimera Bartee

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Kimera Bartee
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 18
Outfielder / Coach
Born: (1972-07-21) July 21, 1972 (age 44)
Omaha, Nebraska
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 3, 1996, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
August 3, 2001, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Batting average .216
Hits 90
Stolen bases 36
Teams

As player

As coach

Kimera Anotchi Bartee (born July 21, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He is an alumnus of Creighton University and was also part of Creighton's NCAA College World Series appearance (1991).

Bartee was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 14th round of the 1993 MLB amateur draft, Bartee made his Major League debut with the Detroit Tigers on April 3, 1996, and appeared in his final game on August 3, 2001.

In 1995 Bartee played for the Perth Heat in the Australian Baseball League.

Bartee was sent from the Baltimore Orioles to the Minnesota Twins on September 19, 1995 as the "Player to be Named Later" in the Scott Erickson trade. At the 1995 MLB Winter Meetings, he was a drafted back by the Baltimore Orioles during the Rule 5 Draft.

In 2003 and 2004, Bartee patrolled the outfield for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, earning All-Star kudos and later an Atlantic League championship with the Ducks in 2004.[1]

Since retiring from playing baseball professionally, Bartee has become the field coach for the Delmarva Shorebirds[2] and also served as roving instructor for the Pittsburgh Pirates before landing the managerial job for the State College Spikes.

On October 29, 2016 it was announced that Bartee would become the Pittsburgh Pirates new 1st Base Coach and would also be responsible for baserunning and the outfield.[3]

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