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Keith Moreland
Outfielder
Born: May 2, 1954 (1954-05-02) (age 55)
Dallas, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
October 1, 1978 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 24, 1989 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Batting average     .279
Hits     1,279
Runs     511
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Bobby Keith "Zonk" Moreland (born May 2, 1954 in Dallas, Texas) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and San Diego Padres. In 1989, the final year of his career, he played for the Detroit Tigers, then the Baltimore Orioles.

Moreland graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, and was drafted by the Phillies in the seventh round of the 1975 draft. He started out as a catcher, but the Phillies also played him at third base and first base. During his time with the Cubs, he was primarily used as a corner outfielder, except in his final year. In 1989, playing for American League teams, he also made 80 appearances as a designated hitter.

Moreland played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball. He helped the Cubs win the 1984 National League Eastern Division championship. His best year was in 1985 with the Cubs, when he batted .307 (14 HR, 106 RBI, 12 SB). He also had a good year in 1987, with 27 HR and 88 RBI. He is currently the color analyst for the radio broadcasts of Texas Longhorn football and baseball, as he is a former player for both teams. Inducted in Texas Longhorn hall of Honor. Position: Third Base Inducted: 1985 Hometown: Carrollton, Texas · Career .388 hitter with UT · Three-time All-American · Led UT to three NCAA College World Series berths · Co-captain of 56-6 national championship team in 1975 · Hit .410 over a 62-game schedule in 1975

Named to all-time College World Series decade team of the 70's. Second most hits in career of the College World Series history with 25 in 3 years(73-75), behind Sam Fuld of Stanford.

Career Hitting[1]
G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI SB BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1,306 4,581 1,279 214 14 121 511 674 28 405 515 .279 .335 .411 .746

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Preceded by
José Cruz
National League Player of the Month
August, 1984
Succeeded by
Dale Murphy
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