42 minutes | Jul 16, 2020

1997 Pioneer League Triple Crown Winner Greg Morrison

In this episode, David Graf interviews 1997 Medicine Hat Blue Jay and Pioneer League Triple Crown winner Greg Morrison. After being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 71st round of the 1994 MLB Draft, Morrison played for the Great Falls Dodgers in 1995, and he had a short stint for the Single A Savannah Sand Gnats in 1996. Upon his release from the Dodgers, he was scooped up by the Toronto Blue Jays and sent to Medicine Hat. He had a season to remember in the Pioneer League. He hit .448 with 23 homers and 88 RBIs to take home the league's Triple Crown.Morrison talked about his historic 1997 season in Medicine Hat, being taken in the 71st round of the MLB Draft, what it was like to represent Team Canada on the global stage, and his experience playing Independent League baseball.The next episode will be released on Tuesday, July 21st with 2014 Billings Mustang and current Tampa Bay Rays OF Brian O'Grady.Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast to help other baseball fans find the podcast! Donate at the link in the description below, or you can Venmo @davidgraf.You can follow David and the Medicine Hat Mavericks on Twitter:@mrdavidgraf@mhmavericksYou can follow David and the Medicine Hat Mavericks on Instagram:@davidgraf@mhmavericksShoutout Turntkenny on the music! Check him out on Tik Tok @turntkenny and Instagram @sometimes_turnt!Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-pioneer-league-podcast/donations
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