Danny Anderson

Danny Anderson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Modesto, CA

High School:
Beyer HS

Last College:
San Jose State U

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
OF-C

Experience:
TR

B-T:
R-R

OREGON STATE: Begins his career at OSU this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Danny was kind of a surprise for us in the fall. He played very well in the outfield and he has some righthanded power."

SAN JOSE STATE: Lettered 1 year for coach Sam Piraro at the NCAA Division I school ... batted .256, 3 doubles, 4 RBIs in 23 games.

SAN JOAQUIN DELTA JUNIOR COLLEGE: Lettered 2 years for coach Jim Yanko ... 2-time all-conference ... as a sophomore, batted .310, 8 homers, 35 RBIs ... as a freshman, batted .333, 2 homers, 33 RBIs ... drafted in 40th round by Toronto Blue Jays in 2002 ... 3.2 GPA; Dean's List.

BEYER HIGH: Lettered 2 years for coach Paul Cornwell ... 2-time all-conference ... also played football, basketball ... prep teammates included Nevada's Chris Hines, Matt Hines; Arkansas-Little Rock's Joe Petrino ... 3.2 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science; may become a doctor ... born in Fullerton, Calif. ... parents are Dan and Susan Anderson; family includes brothers Erik (18), Ryan (15), Todd (13) ... enjoys snowboarding, fishing, hunting ... top athletic thrill is a comeback win ... favorite athlete is Bo Jackson; favorite movie is Old School; favorite TV show is ESPN; favorite actor is Ben Stiller; favorite group is Outkast; favorite vehicle is 1972 Chevy truck; favorite food is steak; favorite restaurant is Outback Steakhouse ... chose OSU for its baseball facilities, the chance to play in the Pac-10.

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