Chris Turner Baseball Catcher

Christopher Wan Turner (born March 23, 1969, in Bowling Green, Kentucky) is a former Major League Baseball player. He is an alumnus of Western Kentucky University. Turner played eight seasons in the major leagues for four separate teams. He was primarily used as a backup catcher, but also played some first base, right field, left field, and saw time as a designated hitter. Drafted by the California Angels in the 7th round of the 1991 MLB amateur draft, Turner would make his Major League Baseball debut with them on August 27, 1993. He played in 25 games that year as a backup catcher and hit .280 with one home run and 13 runs batted in, his best season. In 1994, he played in a career-high 58 games and hit .242 with one home run and 12 runs batted in before the strike cancelled the remainder of the season in August. In 1995 he played in just five games, going 1-for-10 with an RBI. The next season, he played in four games, going 1 for 5 with an RBI and a walk. In 1997, he played in 13 games, going 6-for-23 with a homer and two runs batted in. On October 10, 1997, he was granted free agency. He signed with the Twins on December 5 1997, but was released on April 20, 1998.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 23rd, 1969
Place of birth
Bowling Green
Places lived
Bowling Green , Kentucky
pop. 61,488 (2013)

Education

1. Western Kentucky University Colleges/University

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. It was formally founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1906, though its roots reach back a quarter-century earlier.

Institution info

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 15.4 mil. $
2010. 14.3 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1906
Headquarters
1906 College Heights Blvd, 42101 - Bowling Green, Kentucky
Undergraduates
2012. 18,101
2010. 17,821
2009. 17,648
Postgraduates
2012. 3,009
2010. 3,076
Acceptance rate
2012. 92.3 %
2010. 92.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 9.14 K $
2011. 8.08 K $
2010. 7.56 K $
2009. 7.2 K $
2008. 6.93 K $
Official web page www.wku.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Western Kentucky University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1979., American Football Safety

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1993 Major League Baseball Season California Angels 75 25 21 9 9 0.28 1 0 1 1 0 0.36 13 1 0 0.387 16 5 0
1994 Major League Baseball Season California Angels 149 58 36 23 10 0.242 2 0 1 1 0 0.29 12 2 1 0.322 29 7 1
1995 Major League Baseball Season California Angels 10 5 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0.1 3 0 0
1996 Major League Baseball Season California Angels 3 4 1 1 1 0.333 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 1 1 0 0.333 0 0 0
1997 Major League Baseball Season Anaheim Angels 23 13 6 4 5 0.261 0 0 0 1 0 0.393 2 0 1 0.522 8 1 1
1998 Major League Baseball Season Kansas City Royals 9 4 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 0
1999 Major League Baseball Season Cleveland Indians 21 12 4 3 1 0.19 0 0 0 0 0 0.227 0 0 0 0.19 8 0 0
2000 Major League Baseball season New York Yankees 89 37 21 9 10 0.236 2 0 1 1 0 0.32 7 0 2 0.303 21 3 0

Abbrevations

AB - At bat, G - Games, H - Hits allowed, R - Runs, BB - Base on balls , BA - Batting average, GDP or GIDP - Ground into double play, GS - Grand Slam, HBP - Hit by pitch, HR - Home runs, IBB - Intentional base on balls, OBP - On-base percentage, RBI - Run batted in, SF - Sacrifice fly, SH - Sacrifice hit, SLG - Slugging average, 2B - Double, 3B - Triple

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