Colter Bean Biography
- Age: 41 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
- Birth Sign: Capricorn
- Name: Colter Bean
- Birth Name: Randall Colter Bean
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Anniston, Alabama
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Baseball Player
- Working For: NCAA
- Net Worth: N/A
- Weight in KG: 116 kg
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Ruth Bean
- Children: N/A
- Education: Auburn University
- Awards: N/A 14
Randall Colter Bean was born on January 16, 1977 in Anniston, Alabama where he spent most of his childhood days playing baseball.
Bean went on to attend Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham where he enthusiastically played baseball. Later he joined Auburn University. Bean played baseball while he was in college and had been named All-SEC second team in 2000. Bean batted and threw right. Bean went on to set a Auburn team record with 108 games pitched and 106 games relieved in his entire NCAA career which is why he is highly regarded as a collegiate baseball player as well. Soon after graduating from Auburn University, the New York Yankees signed Bean on May 31, 2000 as an undrafted free agent.
Later, on December 13, 2003 Boston Red Sox acquired Bean as a Rule 5 Selection. On March 17, 2004, Bean was returned to the Yankees in the off-season. Colter Bean made his MLB debut on April 26. He went on to make only small appearance with the Yankees that season.In the same year, Colter went on to start the season with the Columbus Clippers but later was called upon on May 20 the same year. Bean in fact tied the Clippers' team record on August 15, 2006 for career games pitched, when he made his 212th career manifestation for Columbus as the starter in a 2-1 win. The preceding record had been credited to fellow Bumpus Jones who was a 19th-century player. Nonetheless, modern research went on to point out that Jones's actual games pitched total may have been nearer to 150 thus making Bean already hold the record for some time.
Colter Bean was then elected to become a six-year minor league free agent after the 2007 season. On 8th February 2008, Colter and minor league organization, Atlanta Braves signed a contract. Later, he went on to sign with Olmecas de Tabasco. On 8th May of the same year, he signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Raysand. He became a free agent at the end of the season.
Bean is very reluctant on speaking about his private life to the public. He is very much focused on his career. He is married to the lovely Ruth Bean and has a child with her. The couple along with their child, live in their home in Birmingham.Ruth is always excited to watch Colter perform in the field . Now with the new born, the family enjoy their time on the baseball field very often.
Throughout his career, bean has managed to earn run average of 9.00 and 5 strikeouts.Bean is currently 38 years old, weighs 116 kgs and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 6 inches. He is a leading figure who has motivated the youths towards playing baseball. Bean has a fan website named freecolterbean.com that is focused on beans baseball career which is updated and maintained by a student of University of Wisconsin who is also a Yankee fan.
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