John Vander Wal

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John Henry Vander Wal

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Vander Wal was an outfielder for Team USA in the 1986 Amateur World Series, joining Steve Finley, Todd Azar and Bob Zupcic. After his retirement as a player, he was a professional scout for the San Diego Padres from 2009-2013 and for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2014-2017. He moved to the Detroit Tigers organization as a coach with the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2018 and became their hitting coach in 2019.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (2000)

Records Held[edit]

  • Hits, as a pinch hitter, season, 28, 1995

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