Simon Pond

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Simon Pond
First baseman
Born: (1976-10-27) October 27, 1976 (age 39)
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 7, 2004, for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
June 5, 2004, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Batting average .163
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 6

Simon Emilio Pond (born October 27, 1976) is a former Canadian first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder in Major League Baseball. Born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, he was originally selected by the Montreal Expos in the 8th round of the 1994 amateur draft (224th overall), and played in the Expos' farm system until 2000, when he was traded to the Cleveland Indians. He made his major league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004, and was a member of Team Canada at the 2004 Summer Olympics, where they finished in fourth place in the baseball tournament.

During the 2005 season, he was signed by the Baltimore Orioles and played with their Double-A affiliate, the Bowie Baysox.

Simon spent 2006 playing in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization with the Double-A affiliate of the Pirates, the Altoona Curve.

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