Kyle Leon (minors01)
Kyle Christian Leon
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 200 lb.
- Schools Charleston Southern University, University of Alabama-Birmingham
- High School St. James Catholic High School
- Born July 4, 1980 in Guelph, ON Canada
Kyle Leon played for Team Canada briefly. He spent his first two college seasons at Charleston Southern University. In 2002, he hit .309/.379/.438 for the University of Alabama-Birmingham. As a senior, he batted .346/.438/.607 with 57 RBI in 53 games.
Leon played for the Guelph Royals in Canada's Inter-County League in 2004. He then signed with the Edmonton Cracker-Cats for 2005 and hit .299/.372/.474 with 15 RBI in 20 games. Kyle split right field duties with Jeremy Ware for Canada in the 2005 Baseball World Cup. He went 3 for 11 with six walks, a double, 5 RBI and 3 runs as a solid producer. Leon drove in 4 of his runs in a win over the Chinese national team.