Nate Schierholtz

Nathan John Schierholtz (born February 15, 1984 in Reno, Nevada) is a right fielder for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He bats left-handed and throws right-handed. He is one of few baseball players to bat without batting gloves. Schierholtz attended San Ramon Valley High School in Danville, California, the same high school as teammate Randy Winn. Schierholtz was not heavily recruited out of high school and instead decided to play for Chabot College, a community college in Hayward, California. He played only one season for Chabot, starting at third base. He batted .400 with 72 hits, 60 RBI, 18 home runs, and 45 runs scored that season. Schierholtz was drafted by the Giants in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2003 MLB Draft. In 2004, Schierholtz switched from third base to right field. He excelled at each of his stops in the minor league system, en route to his call up in 2007. He continues to be one of the top outfield prospects in the Giants' farm system. Schierholtz made his major league debut on June 11, 2007, against the Toronto Blue Jays as a defensive replacement. He got his first hit the next night in his first career at-bat. His most notable moment...
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