Famous For Something Else: Scott Boras

Scott Boras, of course, is famous as a baseball agent. But some of you might not know that he once played baseball and was a pretty good player in the minors!

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1974 21 Cardinals GULF Rk STL 33 120 95 13 26 3 2 0 10 7 2 18 16 .274 .402 .347 .749
1975 22 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 99 368 300 39 83 15 4 2 36 1 1 60 24 .277 .402 .373 .776
1976 23 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 129 512 437 63 129 22 6 2 44 2 0 56 38 .295 .378 .387 .765
1977 24 3 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA CHC,STL 110 405 343 54 100 11 6 1 33 4 0 55 36 .292 .392 .367 .759
1977 24 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 22 92 78 17 27 2 2 0 7 2 0 12 9 .346 .440 .423 .863
1977 24 Midland,Arkansas TL AA STL,CHC 88 313 265 37 73 9 4 1 26 2 0 43 27 .275 .377 .351 .728
1977 24 Arkansas TL AA STL 13
1977 24 Midland TL AA CHC 75
4 Seasons 371 1405 1175 169 338 51 18 5 123 14 3 189 114 .288 .390 .374 .765
Rk (1 season) Rk 33 120 95 13 26 3 2 0 10 7 2 18 16 .274 .402 .347 .749
A (3 seasons) A 250 972 815 119 239 39 12 4 87 5 1 128 71 .293 .393 .385 .778
AA (1 season) AA 88 313 265 37 73 9 4 1 26 2 0 43 27 .275 .377 .351 .728
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/10/2014.

As you can see, Boras was a pretty good player. In fact, in 1976 he made the Florida State League All-Star Team! However, he had knee problems, and that forced him to retire… and eventually led him to become an agent.

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