Keefe Lee Ammons (born May 24, 1995) is an American baseball infielder who is a free agent.
Born: May 24, 1995|
|Bats: Right | Throws: Right|
Personal[edit | edit source]
Keefe Ammons was born May 24, 1995. On August 9, 2007 attorney Blake Horwitz filed a federal lawsuit aimed at Chicago Public School officials on bahalf of Keefe Ammons and Seneca Ammons alleging they were wrongfully denied bathroom access and could only drink water at lunch.
Career[edit | edit source]
Ammons attended Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, Illinois. In the spring of his senior year, he became a two time City of Chicago Champion as Simeon beat Morgan Park High School 20-9.Although he was not an everyday starter, he was often utilized for his speed off the bench in key situations during his time on Varsity.
Ammons did not make any starts or appear in any games as a freshman at Jackson State University in 2014. The Jackson State Tigers won the SWAC championship in 2014. As a sophomore in 2015, he transferred to the University of Louisville and played for the National Club Baseball Association team. He started every game and hit .370/.442/.618 with 2 home runs, 17 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
In the 2016 Major League Baseball draft, Ammons was not drafted despite growing speculation that he would become the next club baseball player to sign with an MLB club similar to Nathan Nowicki, Chris Waters and Steve Schmoll.. He signed and spent his first professional season with the Virginia Marlins of the now defunct World Baseball Pro League. batting .285 with 14 RBIs, and eleven stolen bases in 27 games.. Ammons spent 2017 with the Whitesands Pupfish where he posted a .241 batting average with two triples, 4 RBIs, and 3 stolen bases in 14 games. He began 2018 as a free agent.
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