Doug Kimbler

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Douglas Edward Kimbler

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Doug Kimbler played in the Detroit Tigers system in 1991 and 1992, the Chicago Cubs system in 1995, and in independent ball in 1994 and from 1996 to 1999. He was originally drafted by the Tigers in the 23rd round of the 1990 amateur draft, one pick after pitcher Matt Wagner and ahead of catcher Jason Varitek.

He had a couple seasons of note: As a 26-year-old at Single A in 1995, he hit .286/.362/.493 with 12 home runs, 67 RBI and 33 doubles in 102 games for the Rockford Cubbies. With the Southern Minny Stars and Sioux Falls Canaries in 1997, he slashed .316/.389/.517 with 10 home runs and 55 RBI in 73 games. He made the Prairie League All-Star team when he was with the Stars.

Overall, Kimbler batted .271/352/.421 with 41 home runs 242 RBI and 63 stolen bases in 487 games over eight seasons.

He has served as head coach of the New York University baseball team since 2015. From 2004 to 2006, he was head coach at Hartwick College and from 2013 to 2014, he headed the Polytechnic Institute of New York University club.

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