Eric Munson

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Eric Walter Munson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Eric Munson batted .353/.463/.599 for the USA in the 1997 Intercontinental Cup. He scored 8 runs and drove in 10 in 9 games and finished 5th in the event in RBI. He was 1 for 6 with a RBI and a double as the cleanup man for the US in the Bronze Medal game loss to the Australian national team. Munson failed to make the All-Tournament team as Orestes Kindelan was chosen at first base.

He hit just .130/.231/.391 as a 1B/DH for Team USA in the 1998 Baseball World Cup; he had been counted on to be one of the top hitters.

Munson's cousin, Matt Munson, is a sophomore pitcher at University of Southern California in 2011. Munson became an assistant coach at USC in 2012. He then moved to the Los Angeles Angels as Rehab Coordinator in 2013.

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