Colby Rasmus

Colby Rasmus

About Colby Rasmus

Colby Ryan Rasmus (born August 11, 1986) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. Rasmus played as pitcher and first baseman for Phenix City National Little League during the 1999 Little League World Series. Phenix City won the United States championship game before losing in the finals to Osaka, Japan 5-0. Rasmus finished the World Series with a batting average of .417 and a pitching record of 0-1 with 7 strikeouts. Rasmus attended Russell County High School in Seale, Alabama. As a senior, he batted .484 with 24 home runs with 66 RBI and 69 runs scored in 39 games. His 24 home runs passed Bo Jackson for second all-time in the state for home runs in a season by a high school player. In a pre-draft workout, Rasmus was clocked at 95 mph (153 km/h) throwing from center field. He also ran 60 yards in 6.7 seconds.

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