Mike Senne

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Michael D. Senne (born June 5, 1964) was an outfielder who is most notable for winning the 1986 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a senior at University of Arizona. He is one of three players from University of Arizona to win that award. The others are Steve Powers and Terry Francona.

With University of Arizona, he was a letter winner in both 1985 and 1986.

Following his collegiate career, he played professionally, although he never made it to the big leagues. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft, and began his professional career with the Johnson City Cardinals that year. In 206 at-bats, he hit .282 with 12 home runs, 48 RBI and 31 stolen bases.

With the St. Petersburg Cardinals in 1987, Senne batted .361 with 21 home runs, 102 RBI and 36 stolen bases. He split the 1988 season between St. Petersburg and the Arkansas Travelers, hitting .325 with 16 home runs, 28 stolen bases and 85 RBI in 414 at-bats. In 44 at-bats with the Travelers, he hit .259.

In 1989, Senne wound up in the San Francisco Giants organization. He played for the Shreveport Captains, hitting .326 in 91 at-bats with the Captains.

Overall, Senne hit .345 with 49 home runs, 214 RBI and 81 stolen bases in four minor league seasons.


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