|Baltimore Orioles — No. 30|
|Outfielder / Designated hitter|
June 25, 1978
De Leon Springs, Florida
|Bats: Left||Throws: Right|
|April 5, 2005 for the Houston Astros|
|Runs batted in||247|
He attended Oklahoma State University-Stillwater where he earned All-Big 12 Conference baseball honors. In the summer of 2000, he played for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He also played baseball at Indian River Community College. Luke spent a winter playing for a Venezuelan League where he earned the nickname "el monstruo de cuadrangular" which translates to "The Home Run Monster". He spent his first professional season in 2001 at home recovering from Tommy John surgery on his elbow joint.
Scott became the first Astros' rookie to hit for the cycle, accomplishing a "reverse natural cycle" (home run, triple, double, and single, in that order) on July 28, 2006. That feat also marked Scott's first career home run. After the completion of the 2007 season Scott headed to Venezuela to play another season in the Winter League.
Scott has a brother named Noah Scott who played for the Bay Area Toros, which is a Professional Baseball Club for Texas City, Texas. When Luke was traded to Baltimore, Noah left the Toros.
On July 7, 2009 Scott had a career high seven RBIs against the Seattle Mariners, going 3-4 with a single, triple, and home run. Also, in 2009 Luke Scott has been homering more often the usual. As of June 12, 2009 Luke Scott has hit 18 home runs while averaging about 19 per season.
He has also been nick named the "Yankee Killer" by Baltimore Television Personality Tom Adams and sports talk show host Jim Delaney for his history of clutch hits against the New York Yankees