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Achievement Highlights

* Was at one time the highest drafted Canadian ever out of High School
* Was drafted in the first round by the Atlanta Braves
* In 2007 Scott led the Major Leagues with the longest average Home Run


 
Scott Thorman
Sports

Born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario, Scott is a professional baseball player for the Detroit Tigers organization.

In the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft, Scott was drafted in the first round, 30th overall by the Atlanta Braves. This made Scott (at the time) the highest drafted Canadian ever out of High School. He was called up to the Major Leagues with the Atlanta Braves on Fathersí Day, 2006. In almost 12 full seasons of Professional baseball Scott has played for 5 Organizations the Braves, Brewers, Rangers, Royals and Tigers.

Scott has been honored to have had the opportunity to represent Canada many times in his career. Starting with 1999 and 2000 Team Canada Junior National Team, World Cup in Taiwan in 2001, Olympic Qualifier in Panama 2003, 2006 World Baseball Classic, 2008 Beijing Olympics and the Pan Am Games in 2010.

In 2007 Scott led the Major Leagues with the longest average Home Run at 416 feet in Atlanta.

Scott feels very grateful that he has been able to make his childhood dream of becoming a professional baseball player a reality. He plays each game with the same enthusiasm and passion that he did as a child. In his youth, Scott was rarely seen without a ball in his hand and even fell asleep with it at night. Scott shares his passion for the game with young players on various baseball teams during the off-season as a mentor and instructor.

Scott is a loving husband to Kelly, proud father to Robbie and Tommy and happily anticipates the birth of their third child this summer.