Once a promising outfield prospect respected for his well-rounded game, his MLB career was derailed by frequent injuries.
He played for the Everett AquaSox in the Northwest League.
He was a career .302 minor league hitter with an impressive .392 career on-base percentage.
He was born in North Miami, Florida.
Early in his career, he drew comparisons to All-Star center fielder Lenny Dykstra for his similar size and skills.