- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.
- School Jackson State University
- High School Callaway High School
- Born May 3, 1963 in Jackson, MS USA
Julius McDougal is a former minor league baseball shortstop who played from 1984 to 1992 in the Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies farm systems.
McDougal was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 15th round of the 1981 amateur draft. He opted not to sign, but when he was drafted by the Cubs in the 3rd round of the 1984 amateur draft, he did sign.
He began his professional career in 1984 and did poorly. With the Lodi Crushers, he hit only .186 in 220 at-bats. In 1985, with the Peoria Chiefs, he improved but still hit only .243 with five home runs and 38 RBI in 125 games. He did show some speed by stealing 20 bases.
While with the Winston-Salem Spirits in 1986, McDougal showed great improvement and hit .289 in 103 games with 20 steals. On August 13, he was traded with George Frazier and Ray Fontenot for Ron Davis and Dewayne Coleman. He appeared in 17 games with the Orlando Twins, hitting .377 in 61 at-bats. Overall, he batted .302 with 22 stolen bases in 1986.
Overall, McDougal played nine years in the minors, hitting .238 in 869 games. He hit 27 home runs and he stole 115 bases.