Mark Hamilton, a second-round pick in 2006 MLB Draft for the St Louis Cardinals after a successful college career at Tulane, was a First-Team All-American for the Green Wave. He continued to hit for power throughout 950 minor-league games over nine years in the Cardinals, Red Sox and Braves organizations.
After nearly 1000 games in the minors and big league experience with St. Louis, Hamilton felt a greater calling: the medical field. He now seeks his MD at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine.
Read more on Hamilton from an intriguing interview with MinorLeagueBall.com here.