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Cory Snyder

Cory Snyder
Outfielder
Born: (1962-11-11) November 11, 1962
Inglewood, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 13, 1986 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
August 10, 1994 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
Batting average .247
Home runs 149
Runs batted in 488
Teams
Cory Snyder
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's Baseball
Summer Olympics
Silver 1984 Los Angeles Team

James Cory Snyder (born November 11, 1962 in Inglewood, California) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1986 to 1994. Snyder's best season came in 1987 with the Indians when he hit 33 home runs and had 82 runs batted in. He was well known for his powerful throwing arm, home run power, and a high tendency to strike out. Snyder's overall career numbers were hurt due to injuries.

Snyder was a three-time All-American for Brigham Young University, and also a member of the 1983 BYU team (which at one point in the season was ranked No. 1). In his very first game with BYU, during his first three at-bats, he hit three home runs on three consecutive pitches.

In 1984, Snyder was on the first Olympic Baseball team for the United States, which earned a Silver Medal.

Snyder managed the Na Koa Ikaika Maui, who play in the North American League.[1]

Snyder is currently a coach for the Tacoma Rainiers, a Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Former Major Leaguer Cory Snyder to Manage Maui Team in Golden Baseball League". 
  2. ^ Rich Donnelly Named Rainiers Manager

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Preceded by
Félix José
National League Player of the Month
June, 1992
Succeeded by
Brett Butler
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