Rick Huisman

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Richard Allen Huisman (born May 17, 1969 in Oak Park, Illinois) is a former professional baseball player. He played in the American League for the Kansas City Royals. Huisman attended Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated in 1987. He also played baseball at Lewis University. Huisman was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the third round of the 1990 amateur draft and signed a contract on June 11 of that year. In 1993, he was selected off waivers by the Houston Astros. Two years later, he was traded to the Kansas City Royals for Pat Borders.

Huisman pitched in a total of 29 games in the Major Leagues over two seasons with the Royals; his record was two wins and one loss. Huisman's earned run average was 4.89. His final game was played on September 28, 1996.

In May 2012, Huisman became the Executive Director of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth.

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