Marti Wolever

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Marti Lee Wolever

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Biographical Information[edit]

Marti Wolever was picked by the Cincinnati Reds in the 11th round of the 1975 amateur draft. He played on the 1976 Billings Mustangs, going 2 for 19 with 5 walks, 10 strikeouts and a RBI. He apparently pinch-ran frequently as he stole 3 bases in 4 tries and scored 10 runs in 20 games. He was error-free in 11 outfield games. He was 4 for 20 with 3 walks for the 1977 GCL Expos.

He was a coach for Omaha Paul VI High School (1979-1981), Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson High School (1982) and Kansas State University (1983).

Wolever began scouting for the Detroit Tigers from 1984 to 1988. He moved to the New York Yankees in 1989 and became a scouting supervisor in 1990. He has been the Scouting Director of the Philadelphia Phillies since 2002 (as of 2011). In 2009, he was inducted into the Professional Baseball Scouts Hall of Fame.

Sources include 2011 Phillies Media Guide