Scott Seabol

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Scott Seabol
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Infielder
Born: (1975-05-17) May 17, 1975 (age 42)
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 8, 2001, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 2005, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .217
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 10
Former teams

Scott Anthony Seabol (born May 17, 1975 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States) is a former Major League Baseball player.

He made his major league debut on April 8, 2001, with the New York Yankees, but only for a single game. After a short time in the Milwaukee Brewers farm system, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals on May 27, 2003 and was assigned to their AAA team, the Memphis (TN) Redbirds in the Pacific Coast League. After an injury to Scott Rolen, Seabol was promoted from Memphis and played several positions with the Cardinals in a backup role, primarily third base. In 2006, he was signed by the Florida Marlins and invited to spring training as a non-roster invitee. Seabol was assigned to the Marlins' AAA team, the Albuquerque Isotopes, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the Pacific Coast League. In early July, 2006, his contract was sold to the Kia Tigers of the Korean Professional Baseball League, causing him to miss the AAA All-Star game, to which he had been selected. In December 2007, Seabol signed with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese Professional Baseball League for the 2008 season. His contract was not renewed by the Carp after the 2009 season, and he became a free agent.

Scott played junior college baseball at Allegany Community College and college baseball for the West Virginia Mountaineers.[1] In high school, he played at South Allegheny Middle/Senior High School in Liberty Boro., Pennsylvania. He is one of five former Trojans to make it to the major leagues. The others are John Kruk, Joe Beimel, Stan Belinda, and Steve Kline.[citation needed]

He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 88th round of the 1996 Major League Baseball draft. When he made his major league debut with the Yankees in 2001, he became the lowest drafted player ever to make it all the way to the major leagues. That record has since been broken by other players.[citation needed]

Trivia[edit]

In 1999, Seabol had a 35-game hitting streak while a member of the minor league Greensboro Bats, then affiliated with the New York Yankees. It was the fourth-longest in minor league history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Virginia University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 

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