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Ben Zobrist

#18 | 2B
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Ben Zobrist
Name: Benjamin Thomas Zobrist
Born: May 26, 1981 in Eureka, Ill. USA
High School: Eureka (Ill.) HS
College: Dallas Baptist
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (184th overall) by the Houston Astros in 2004 (signed for $55,000)
SS Ben Zobrist led Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) to the NAIA World Series and earned NAIA all-America honors in 2003, then decided to transfer to Dallas Baptist for his senior year to gain more exposure. He helped the Patriots win the National Christian College Athletic Association World Series, batting .378-8-66 with 22 steals in 60 games. He's a 6-foot-3, 200-pound athlete who switch-hits and has a good approach at the plate. He also shows speed and arm strength.
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