Highly touted pitching prospect who never reached the big leagues after severely injuring his arm defending his brother in a bar fight.
He played baseball at East Carteret High School and reportedly reached 99 mph with his fastball.
His first year in pro ball was with the A+ Fort Lauderdale Yankees, where he posted a 2.57 ERA and 187 strikeouts in 27 starts.
After he left professional baseball, he got a job working with his father as a bricklayer.
Shortstop Jhonny Peralta was his teammate on the Columbus Red Stixx in 2000.