Ben Petrick

Ben Petrick

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Benjamin Wayne Petrick (born April 7, 1977) is a former Major League Baseball player. Petrick, who was born in Salem, Oregon, was a highly accomplished athlete while attending Glencoe High School[1] in Hillsboro, Oregon. He was recruited heavily to play both football and baseball, and ended up going straight into the Colorado Rockies' farm system when they drafted him in the second round (38th overall) of the 1995 amateur entry draft. Petrick became a solid prospect, finding a great deal of success with the Rockies' AAA affiliate, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. He was called up to the Rockies for the first time in 1999 and hit .323 with 4 home runs in only 62 at-bats. In 2000, he hit .322 in 52 games for the major league club. However, he soon experienced a dramatic dropoff in production, hitting only .238 in 85 games in 2001. On July 13, 2003, Petrick was acquired by the Detroit Tigers from Colorado in exchange for pitcher Adam Bernero.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135884255
  • 9786135884258