Thursday, September 16, 2010

Mahoney wins Baltimore's Brooks Robinson award


Former Catholic Central High School, Lansingburgh Royals and South Troy Dodgers player Joe Mahoney has won the Brooks Robinson Award, which goes to the best minor league position player in the Baltimore Orioles’ system. Mahoney, a 23-year-old first baseman, hit a .307 with 18 home runs, 78 RBI in 124 combined games with Single-A Frederick and Double-A Bowie.

Mahoney played his college ball at the University of Richmond. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles with the 198th pick in the sixth round of the 2007 draft, making him the highest-drafted player out of Richmond since Tim Stauffer, a Saratoga Springs native and a former South Troy Dodger himself, went fourth overall to the San Diego Padres in 2003.

(Photos courtsey www.minorleaguebaseball.com)

Click here to see a digital version of Mahoney's minor league baseball card. 

Mahoney is getting married this fall before heading off to the Venezuelan league in the winter. Time will tell how he figures into Baltimore's plans for 2011.

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