Kevin Hooper

Kevin Hooper

Infobox MLB player

width = 150
name=Kevin Hooper
position=Second base
team=Wichita Wingnuts
birthdate=birth date and age|1976|12|7
debutdate=July 9
debutteam=Detroit Tigers
stat1label=Batting average
stat2label=Runs batted in
stat3label=Home runs
*Detroit Tigers (by|2005-by|2006)

Kevin James Hooper (born December 7, 1976 in city-state|Lawrence|Kansas) is a former Major League Baseball infielder currently playing for the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association. He attended Wichita State University.

College Years

While at Wichita State he was named to All Missouri Valley Conference team in by|1999, and led Wichita State in batting at .402.

Minor Leagues


He was originally drafted in the 49th Round of the by|1998 MLB Draft, by the Cleveland Indians, but did not sign.

Florida Marlins

He was then drafted in 1999, this time in the 8th Round, by the Florida Marlins. He signed with the Marlins on June 3, 1999. In 1999, he played in A Short-Season ball with the Utica Blue Sox of the New York-Penn League. In by|2000 he moved up to A ball playing for the Kane County Cougars, for 2000 and only part of by|2001, after 17 games he was moved to AA Portland Sea Dogs. In by|2002 he made the move to AAA Calgary Cannons. In by|2003 he stayed in AAA, but this time with the Albuquerque Isotopes, where he remained until he was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees.

New York Yankees

The Yankees claimed him off waivers from Florida on May 26, by|2004, where he played for the Columbus Clippers the Triple-A team for the Yankees, at the time. He played there until the Yankkes released him on August 6, 2004.

Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals signed him as a free agent on August 13, 2004. He played for Triple-A Omaha Royals for the remainder of the season. He was granted free agency on October 15, 2004.

Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers signed him as a free agent in the by|2005 offseason. He played for the Detroit Tigers and Toledo Mud Hens after being signed. Including two Governor's Cup Championships with Toledo in 2005 and by|2006. During a home game of the 2005 Governor's Cup series against the Indianapolis Indians, Kevin Hooper played one inning in every position of the game, including a successful inning pitching [] . On September 2, 2006, his contract was purchased by the Tigers. On October 11, 2006, he was designated for assignment and refused, becoming a free agent. On November 17, 2006, Hooper was re-signed by the Tigers and invited to spring training in Lakeland, Florida. He became a free agent after the by|2007 season in which he spent the whole season in Triple-A

Houston Astros

On November 28, 2007, Hooper signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Houston Astros.

Wichita Wingnuts

Before the 2008 season started, Hooper signed with the Wichita Wingnuts, where he is expected to be the starting shortstop. []

External links


NAME= Hooper, Kevin
SHORT DESCRIPTION=American baseball player
DATE OF BIRTH=7 December, 1976
PLACE OF BIRTH=Lawrence, Kansas, United States

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