Before a Texas Rangers game on April 11, 1999
June 9, 1974 |
Creve Coeur, Missouri
|August 2, 1997, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 2000, for the Texas Rangers|
|Runs batted in||10|
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 10th round of the 1992 MLB amateur draft, Green made his Major League Baseball debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on August 2, 1997, and he appeared in his final game on October 1, 2000.
Green was notable for his role as a replacement player during spring training prior to the 1995 season. Replacement players took over for professional baseball players when the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) went on strike. The strike was resolved at the end of spring training. Green returned to Major League Baseball with the Cardinals in 1997; however, he was blacklisted and not permitted to join the MLBPA.
Green set a Texas Rangers team record with 5 stolen bases in one game on September 28, 2000. The record stands to this day.
Following his career in baseball, Green pursued a collegiate football career at NCAA Division II Harding University. Green transferred to Division III McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, to play football.
While serving as the football team's punter, wide receiver, and in other positions, Green participated in track and field for McMurry. Green had a strong leg in the 2007 National Champion McMurry University 4x100 relay team, and he added to his All-American titles by running in the 4x400 relay.
He is now the Wide Receivers coach at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. Green was recently hired to be the running backs coach at Brownwood High School. Green was then hired at Greenville High School in Texas to coach Football and Baseball. Although he will be coaching soccer for the 2011-2012 school year and 2012-2013 school year. Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, Green has been employed as a speech teacher and assistant girls soccer coach ar Midland High School in Midland, TX.