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Former Apache Eric Weiss Signs with Angels

TYLER, June 18, 2013--Former Apache Center Fielder Eric Weiss recently signed with the Los Angeles Angels after being drafted in the 35th round of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft.

While at Tyler Junior College, Weiss posted a .401 batting average with 73 RBIs and 35 stolen bases leading the Apaches to an overall two-year record of 85-26, along with a NJCAA District C Championship (2010), NJCAA National Runner-Up (2010), and NJCAA District C Runner-Up (2011). 

Before heading to Texas A&M - Corpus Christi to continue his collegiate career, Weiss played in the NJCAA Texas-New Mexico All Star Game, earned NJCAA All-American honors, named to the NJCAA Region XIV All-Academic Team, and graduated Cum Laude with his Associate of Arts degree.


Photo: Eric Weiss with Angels Scout Rudy Vasquez

Photo Courtesy of Greg Weiss

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