Robbie Morrison was one of the key factors during Miami's NCAA record streak of consecutive World Series appearances (1994-99). He came to Coral Gables after claiming 3 straight team MVP honors for Wellington High School, as well as the school's Athlete of the Year (1995) and being named the top pitching prospect at the FCA Stars of Tomorrow Baseball Showcase. He turned down an offer to play pro ball after being drafted by the Seattle Mariners. Once he arrived on campus, UMSHoF member Coach Jim Morris knew who to give the ball to in clutch situations.
Named a Freshman All American and Collegiate Baseball first team All American, and 2nd team by Baseball America, in 1996 after collecting 14 saves with a team leading 1.68 earned run average. That Summer, he was named Rookie of the year and the top pitcher in the Cape Cod League. He backed that season up with a team leading 1.49 ERA and 8 saves in 1997, while being named a third team All American by both Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America, and spent the '97 Summer touring with Team USA. His junior year, he was named third team All American again by both publications after recording 12 saves.
He holds the school career record for strikeout average per nine innings (13.9) with 237 strikeouts in 143 innings pitched. He is still currently third in career saves with 34.
Robbie was drafted in the 2nd round (47th overall) by the Kansas City Royals in the 1998 Major League Baseball draft.
Silver Slugger Award for his efforts in the 2005 season. He was then selected to represent the United States on the USA team in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Over his 15 year professional career, Barrett has accumulated 11 years Major League service time. Over
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General Manager of Indoor Facility
Lead Hitting Instructor
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Lead Pitching Instructor
High School: Wellington Community HS (Wellington, FL)
School: University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
those 11 years, he has played with the Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres and Toronto Blue Jays. In his Major League career, he has 98 career home runs, 220 doubles, 925 hits and a career 263 batting average. Barrett has also spent a considerable portion of his personal life devoted to helping children. He has worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Cubs Care Program to help less fortunate and sick children. Of recently, he has worked with Kerry Wood and Ryan Dempster to raise money to help Derrek Lee's daughter in the research for Leber's congenital amaurosis. Barrett currently has his own non-profit organization called The Michael Barrett Foundation which is devoted to helping the local children's hospitals and other organizations that play a helpful role in the lives of children. He runs several youth baseball programs, including one in Hawaii, which was inspired from his tenure with the Hawaiian Winter Baseball League. He has also worked with Ripken Baseball in Cal's camp operations. Barrett also helped start Barrett Fletcher Baseball which has run tournaments and camps for children in the local Atlanta area. He more recently went on to start Barrett Baseball because of his passion to work with children and run baseball camps. SILVER SLUGGER 2005: Chi Cubs (NL) PLAYER OF THE WEEK 4/15/2002: Montreal (NL) EAS POST-SEASON ALL-STAR 1998: Harrisburg (EAS)
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