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Jeff Blauser
Shortstop
Born: November 8, 1965 (1965-11-08) (age 44)
Los Gatos, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 5, 1987 for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1999 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Batting average     .262
Home Runs     122
RBI     513
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Jeffrey Michael Blauser (born November 8, 1965 in Los Gatos, California) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs from 1987 to 1999. Blauser went to Placer High School in Auburn, California and Sacramento City College.

Blauser combined with fellow infielder Mark Lemke to form a dependable defense for the Atlanta Braves in the '90s.

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Atlanta Braves

Blauser was selected by the Braves in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1984 amateur draft and made his big league debut on July 5, 1987 with the Braves. Blauser was a dependable and powerful right-handed shortstop at 6' 0", 170 lb. He was selected to the National League All-Star Team in 1993 and 1997 and won the Silver Slugger Award in 1997.

Chicago Cubs

After a career year in 1997 Blauser was signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs. Blauser played his final game on October 3, 1999 with the Cubs.

After playing career

Blauser retired with a lifetime batting average of .262 and 122 home runs. He managed the Mississippi Braves, the AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves for the 2006 season.

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