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- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 198 lb.
Ludwig Glaser is an infielder who signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization in 2007 and debuted in the minors in 2008.
He hit .316/.409/.526 but with four errors in five games in the 2003 European Junior Championship. In the 2004 World Junior Championship, Glaser batted .154/.214/.154 with five errors in four games as Germany's third baseman. Glaser debuted in Bundesliga's 1st division in 2005. From 2005-2007, he hit .319/.384/.445. As the regular third baseman for the 2007 Regensburg Legionäre, he batted .330/.394/.485 but fielded just .868 at third base. He was signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2007. He was added to the German national team for the 2007 Baseball World Cup but was just 1 for 9 with a walk and three strikeouts. He was with Germany for the 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament, batting .167/.211/.167 as their primary DH.
Glaser was the 4th German minor leaguer to debut in 2008, a record (Jennell Hudson, Donald Lutz and Kai Gronauer had all debuted earlier). He did not play a game until July 3 for the AZL Angels due to injuries from spring training, hitting 8th and playing DH against the AZL Brewers that day. He went 1 for 3 with a walk, double and RBI in a good debut in the US. He hit .222/.302/.306 in 11 games and fielded .955 at third base.
Glaser was released before the 2009 season began and returned to the Legionäre.