Steve Selsky

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Steven Garth Selsky

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Biographical Information[edit]

Steve Selsky began his professional career in 2011. He was originally drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 34th round of the 2010 amateur draft, but opted not to sign. He was then taken by the Cincinnati Reds in the 33rd round of the 2011 amateur draft and inked a deal. The scout was Clark Crist.

He began his career in the low minors with slash lines of .311/.413/.585 in 2011 and .317/.377/.515 with 18 home runs, 74 RBI and 18 stolen bases in 2012. Between the low- and mid-minors in 2013, he hit 13 home runs with 80 RBI and in 2014, when he reached Triple A for the first time, he hit a combined .275/.389/.355. In his first taste of Triple A, with the Louisville Bats, he hit .240/.359/.339 in 55 games. He returned to Louisville for 2015 and batted .317/.386/.428 with two home runs and 29 RBI in 51 games. Selsky began 2016 with Louisville, as well.

He was a Organization All-Star in 2012. In 2014, he was a Southern League Mid-Season All-Star.

His father, Steven Selsky, played in the minor leagues from 1962 to 1964. His mother, Lou Ann, was an Olympic volleyball player.

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