Carl Simms

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Carl Simms
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Carl Simms is a Hall of Fame inductee
Right fielder
Born: (1972-07-05) July 5, 1972 (age 49)
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Bats: Switch Throws: Left
Bull League statistics
(through 2013)
BA .305
Hits 1,655
Runs 1,125
Home runs 441
Runs batted in 1,233
Teams
Chicoutimi Cinquantes (19921997), Nevada Speeders (19982005), San Diego Seagulls (20062009), Toronto Ducks (20102013)
Hall of Fame Member ★
Inducted 2014


Carl Simms is a former baseball player who played 22 seasons in the Bull League, on four teams. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014. He primarily played at right field, but also played left field and first base.[1] He is now a hitting coach for the Hussar Barbers, a AA-level affiliate of the Calgary Inferno.

Simms remains one of the greatest hitters ever to play in the Bull League, and still holds nine all-time batting records, won the MVP Award a record six times, including wins in both the AEL and the LL, and is the only player to have won the MVP in three consecutive years.

Team history

Chicoutimi Cinquantes (1992-1997)

Nevada Speeders (1998-2005)

San Diego Seagulls (2006-2009)

Toronto Ducks (2010-2013)

Career highlights

Simms finished his career as one of the greatest hitters in the Bull League, and holds the all-time record in nine batting categories: Games, at bats, runs, hits, total bases, doubles, home runs, RBIs, and strikeouts.[2][1] In addition, he is 2nd on the all-time walks leaderboard, 7th in all-time on base percentage, and 3rd in all-time slugging percentage.

Career batting stats

Bold indicates all-time career leader.

RF Carl Simms #25 — Career batting statistics
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
1,478 5,431 1,125 1,655 383 22 441 1,233 1,098 1,293 13 15 .305 .420 .627

Hall of Fame Induction

Personal life

Carl Simms is the father of Carl Simms Jr., who was drafted 7th overall by the Louisville Sluggers in the 2018 draft.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 RF Carl Simms #25. BNN. http://bullleague.org/public_html/bull-league/reports/html/players/player_70.html. Accessed: 28 December 2016.
  2. History Leaderboards. BNN. http://bullleague.org/public_html/bull-league/reports/html/history/league_100_0_0_leaderboards.html. Accessed: 28 December 2016.