Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 20, 2012

Still returning to Beach Bums in '13

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Beach Bums have announced that All-Star second baseman Ryan Still is returning to the team in 2013.

A mid and postseason Frontier League All-Star, Still played in 86 games for the Beach Bums in 2012, hitting .301 with four homers and driving in 34 runs. He set a FL record by walking 110 times on the season. Still also led the league with 82 runs scored. Additionally, he became just the third player in league history to finish with an on-base percentage of .500 or better.

The left-handed hitting middle infielder joined Traverse City at the beginning of last season after spending his rookie season with Evansville. For the Otters in 2011, he had a .413 on-base percentage in 73 games. His professional career came on the heels of two season with the University of Houston, where he compiled a .308 average over 108 games.

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