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TJ Steele Bio
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 10, 2007
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Selected in the 22nd round of the 2005 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Houston Astros.


Arizona 2006

Season: Batted .312 with 13 doubles, five triples, 33 RBI and 33 runs scored in 51 games ... Led all conference players with a Pac-10-best .418 average in 21 conference games ... at USC (May 26-28): Hit .429 (6-for-14) with a double, two RBI and five runs scored in three games ... No. 12 Arizona State (May 19-21): Went 5-for-10 (.500) in two starts in the outfield and finished with a double, three RBI and two runs scored ... Washington State (May 13-15): Went 7-for-13 (.538) in three games and finished with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and six runs scored ... Washington (April 28-30): Batted .273 (3-for-11) with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in three games ... Southern Utah (April 25-26): Went 4-for-8 (.500) with a double, four RBI and three runs scored in two games ... Stanford (April 21-23): Batted .300 (3-for-10) with a double and four runs scored in three games ... at New Mexico (April 18): Went 2-for-4 at the plate ... No. 10 Arizona State (April 2): Went 1-for-5 at Chase Field ... at No. 15 Mississippi State (March 10-12): Batted .250 (3-for-12) with his four triple of the year and two RBI ... Dairy Queen Classic (March 3-5): Hit a bases-loaded double in the eighth inning to break open a 4-2 game in UA’s 7-2 win over Minnesota  La Salle (Feb. 24-26): Batted .333 (4-for-12) with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and two runs scored in three starts ... New Mexico (Feb. 17-19): Went 2-for-8 (.250) in two starts against the Lobos ... at UC Riverside (Feb. 10-12): Finished the three-game series 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles, two triples, a team-high five RBI and four runs scored ... Loyola Marymount (Feb. 3-5): Opened the year 2-for-11 (.182) with three RBI and a run scored in three starts.


High School

Graduated from Canyon Del Oro High School in Tucson, Ariz. ... Earned three varsity letters in baseball for coach Len Anderson ...Named 2005 second-team all-state by the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association.


Summer Leagues

Played two summers for Arizona in the Sun Belt Tournament.



Full name: T.J. Steele ... Born 9/21/86 in Tucson, Ariz. ... Son of Tommy and Cindy Steele ... Father played professional football in the NFL ... Has one brother, Doug ... Area of academic interest is listed a business.

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