Jason Maxwell

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Jason Maxwell
Infielder
Born: (1972-03-26) March 26, 1972 (age 47)
Lewisburg, Tennessee
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
September 1,  1998, for the  Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
October 7,  2001, for the  Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Batting average .225
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 23
Stolen bases 4
Doubles 10
Teams

Jason Ramond Maxwell (born March 26, 1972) is an American former professional baseball player. Primarily an infielder, Maxwell first played in 1998 for the Chicago Cubs. Maxwell played the 2000 and 2001 seasons with the Minnesota Twins}. Maxwell attended Marshall County High School in Lewisburg, Tn where he played high school baseball for the Tigers. Maxwell is now the head Baseball coach for Ensworth High School (private) in Nashville, TN. Maxwell's favorite memories on his MLB career were interacting with his fans. He had a large following that was lead from a group of guys out of Swanton Ohio. He would often spend time with the guys after the games signing autographs for these kids. He donated bats, batting gloves, and even his belt with them.

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