Youth and Education news
Volume 4 December, 2011
Jacoby Ellsbury Finishes 2nd in American League
|.321 batting average||32 home runs||39 stolen bases||made 0 errors|
Ellsbury was a star baseball player at Oregon State University when the Red Sox drafted him. Drafted by the Red Sox after being a , Ellsbury made it to the major leagues in 2007. The next year, he led the American League in stolen bases, In 2009, he led all of Major League Baseball in stolen bases.
A "New York Times" described the Boston Red Sox centerfielder as a "cult hero" who brings "speed, improved defense, and unbridled enthusiasm."
Ellsbury was born and raised in Madras, Oregon and is a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribe. He is also ambassador for Nike7, a program that brings sports and its benefits to American Indian and Aboriginal communities in the United States and Canada.
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