Tony Thomas

Position:  OF                                Birthday: July 10, 1986
Born: New Orleans, LA            Country: United States
Bats/Throws: R/R                    Height: 5-10
Weight: 180 lbs

  • 2019 is set to be Thomas’ second season with the Skeeters and 13th as a professional
  • Joined the Skeeters in September 2018 after hitting .249/.303/.497 with 23 home runs and 74 RBIs in 100 games with the Wichita Wingnuts (American Association) last season
  • Hit .279 with two home runs and 11 RBIs through 10 games with the Skeeters in the 2018 postseason
  • Hit walk-off grand slam in Game 5 of Freedom Division Championship Series against the Lancaster Barnstormers on September 23, 2018, at Constellation Field
  • Thomas’ 11 RBIs in the 2018 playoffs were the most in Skeeters history in single postseason
  • Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the third round of the 2007 MLB Draft out of Florida State
  • Has appeared at the affiliated level with the Chicago Cubs (2007-10), Boston Red Sox (2011-13), Minnesota Twins (2014), Philadelphia Phillies (2015), Chicago White Sox (2015) and Detroit Tigers (2015)
  • Along with the Skeeters, has appeared at independent level with the St. Paul Saints (2016-17), Somerset Patriots (2017) and Wichita Wingnuts (2018)
  • Was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year in 2007 while at Florida State
  • Named Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Year in 2007
  • Was college teammates with former National League MVP and six-time NL All-Star Buster Posey while at Florida State
  • Selected as Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star in 2008 with High-A Daytona (CHC), a Southern League Mid-Season All-Star in 2009 with Double-A Tennessee (CHC) and an Eastern League All-Star in 2014 with Double-A New Britain (MIN)
  • Selected as Organizational All-Star in 2010 with the Chicago Cubs and in 2014 with the Minnesota Twins
  • Career professional stats: .256/.321/.435, 1,301 G, 735 R, 1,223 H, 285 2B, 65 3B, 148 HR, 656 RBI, 174 SB