Jeff Albert (minors01)
Jeffrey Allan Albert
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 195 lb.
- School Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Pitcher Jeff Albert pitched four years in the minor leagues with a 33-26 record. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 21st round of the 1976 amateur draft. He was 8-3 for the Bellingham Dodgers with a 2.82 ERA that year. He was 4th in the Northwest League in ERA, tied for 4th in wins and tied for lead in shutouts (3), even with Barry Biggerstaff and George Benson. On January 11, 1977 he was traded by the Dodgers with Bill Buckner and Ivan DeJesus to the Chicago Cubs for Rick Monday and Mike Garman. In 1977, he was 9-11 with a 4.39 ERA for the Midland Cubs. He allowed 21 home runs, the most in the Texas League.
In 1978, Albert was 11-9 with a 4.79 ERA for Midland and allowed 22 home runs, third in the TL. He concluded his career in 1979 with the Midland Cubs, San Antonio Dodgers (1-3, 1 Sv, 7.20 in 11 games for the two teams) and Clinton Dodgers (4-0, 4 Sv, 1.35).
Sources include 1977-1980 Baseball Guides