Pete Stanicek

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Peter Louis Stanicek

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pete Stanicek hit .240/.424/.280 as the Team USA second baseman in the 1984 Amateur World Series. He stole 5 bases in 6 attempts, tying Orlando Guerrero for third in the Series, as the US won Bronze. He was signed as a 6th round pick in the 1985 amateur draft by the Baltimore Orioles and scout George Lauzerique. He got 374 at-bats in 1987 and 1988, playing 65 games in left field, 35 at second base, and a few at third base and DH. He was tried at second base in 1987 when Billy Ripken was the Orioles' second baseman, and then in 1988 was the team's fifth outfielder.

He later became the baseball coach at Lockport Township High School in Illinois.

His brother Steve Stanicek also played in the majors.

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