Christopher Allen (Chris) Hoiles


Uniform #: 23

Bats:   Right         Height: 6-0
Throws: Right         Weight: 213

Born:  March 20, 1965
       Bowling Green, OH
Lives: Wayne, OH


06/86     Selected as 19th pick in annual June draft by Detroit
08/31/88  Traded from Detroit to Baltimore for Fred Lynn
12/XX/94  Signed to a five year contract extension.


Career Highlights

My commentary

Has a rare combination of power and on-base ability, especially for a catcher. There are only one or two other catchers in the game who can match him offensively. There is a perception that he is injury prone, but he isn't, for a catcher.

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Last Updated: January 25, 1996