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Encyclopedia > Jerry Owens

Jerry L. Owens (born on February 16, 1981 in Hollywood, California) is a minor league center fielder currently with the Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox affiliation), in the International League. February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Minor leagues in the sense intended in this article are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports. ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2... The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States and Canada. ...


Owens attended The Master's College in California and was named Small College All-American Outfielder for 2003 before being selected by the Montreal Expos in the 2nd Round (57th overall) of the 2003 amateur entry draft. The Masters College is a comprehensive inter-denominational Christian College in the liberal arts tradition situated among the oak-studded hills of Newhall, California. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Les Expos de Montréal (The Montreal Expos) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ...


Minor League Career

Owens first was sent to play Single-A baseball with the Vermont Expos of the New York-Penn League in 2003. However, he only played 2 games with the team. In 2004, Owens went to play Single-A baseball with the Savannah Sand Gnats of the South Atlantic League. Owens burst onto the scouting scene by posting some impressive numbers such as a .292 batting average 30 stolen bases. The logo of the Vermont Expos is Champ, the legendary sea monster of Vermonts Lake Champlain. ... The New York - Penn League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... Washington Nationals National League AAA New Orleans Zephyrs AA Harrisburg Senators A Potomac Nationals Savannah Sand Gnats Vermont Expos R Gulf Coast Nationals The Savannah Sand Gnats are a minor league baseball team in Savannah, Georgia, USA. They are a Class A team in the South Atlantic League, and have... The South Atlantic League is a minor league baseball league which operates mostly in the southeastern United States, although it now has teams in New Jersey and Ohio. ...


During the off-season, when the Expos became the Washington Nationals, Owens was traded for Alex Escobar, a prospect from the Chicago White Sox. It was no surprise that in 2005, Owens was promoted to Double-A ball with the Birmingham Barons of the Southern League. Owens had a sensational season, being named Southern League All-Star outfielder and he also led the league in batting average. Les Expos de Montréal (The Montreal Expos) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark RFK Stadium (2005-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None East Division titles (1) 1981 Wild card berths (0) None The Washington Nationals (nicknamed The Nats) are a Major League... Alexander José Escobar [ess-coe-BAR] (born September 6, 1978 in Valencia, Carabobo State, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball right fielder who plays with the Chicago White Sox (since 2005). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2... The following are the events of the year 2005 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. ... Southern League may mean: Southern League (baseball) for minor league baseball in the United States Southern League (football) for the semi-professional and amateur football league in England often known as the Dr. Martens League Southern League (ice hockey), a former top-flight ice hockey league in southern England. ... Southern League may mean: Southern League (baseball) for minor league baseball in the United States Southern League (football) for the semi-professional and amateur football league in England often known as the Dr. Martens League Southern League (ice hockey), a former top-flight ice hockey league in southern England. ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ...


In spring training for the White Sox in 2006, Owens had to compete with Brian N. Anderson for the job of center fielder, but manager Ozzie Guillen stated that Owens would probably not get the job because he had a shoulder injury a few years before.[1] Brian Nikola Anderson was born on March 11, 1982. ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ...


Owens was put on the Chicago White Sox's extended 40-man roster, and was optioned back to the International League with the Charlotte Knights. Mid-way through the season, Owens has shown development in his base-stealing, already having stolen 27 bases and being caught only 9 times through July 4, 2006. Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2... The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States and Canada. ... The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ...


Minor League Career Stats (through July 4, 2006):

Year Team Games At bats Runs Hits Doubles Triples Home Runs RBI's Walks Strikeouts Stolen Bases On base percentage Slugging percentage Average
2003 A-Vermont Expos 2 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .125 .125 .125
2004 A-Savannah Sand Gnats 108 418 69 122 17 2 1 37 46 59 30 .365 .349 .292
2005 AA-Birmingham 130 522 99 173 21 6 2 52 72 38 .393 .406 .331
2006 AAA-Charlotte 76 304 53 76 10 0 4 40 28 46 27 .313 .322 .250

In baseball statistics, an at bat (AB) is used to calculate other data such as batting average. ... In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances safely around all three bases and returns safely to home plate. ... In Major League Baseball history, Ty Cobb had a record 4,191 hits by 1928; Pete Rose would surpass it 57 years later, and finish with 4,256 career hits. ... In baseball, a double is the act of a batter safely reaching second base by striking the ball and getting to second before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base by striking the ball and getting to third before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is used in baseball to track the performance of pitchers and batters. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K, K-S, or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ... The all-time stolen base leader, Rickey Henderson, swipes third in 1985 In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the pitcher is delivering the ball to home plate. ... In baseball statistics, on base percentage (OBP) (sometimes referred to as on base average (OBA)) is a measure of how often a batter gets to first base for any reason other than a fielding error or a fielders choice. ... In baseball statistics, slugging average (SLG) is a measure of the power of a hitter. ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... The logo of the Vermont Expos is Champ, the legendary sea monster of Vermonts Lake Champlain. ... Washington Nationals National League AAA New Orleans Zephyrs AA Harrisburg Senators A Potomac Nationals Savannah Sand Gnats Vermont Expos R Gulf Coast Nationals The Savannah Sand Gnats are a minor league baseball team in Savannah, Georgia, USA. They are a Class A team in the South Atlantic League, and have... The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. ... The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

References

  1. ^ Jerry Owens- outfielder for White Sox?, accessed July 4, 2006

External Links

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