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Chad Oberacker

Chad Oberacker 5 OF

Midland RockHounds

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Chad Oberacker
  • Age: 25 (January 14, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Erie, PA
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 188
  • Draft: Round 25 (2011, OAK)
  • School: Tennessee Tech
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Chad Oberacker Career Stats

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Chad Oberacker Awards and Honors

Chad Oberacker  5 OF

  • Full Name: Chad Oberacker
  • Born: January 14, 1989
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Erie, PA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 188
  • Draft: Round 25 (2011, OAK)
  • School: Tennessee Tech

Acquired by Oakland: Selected in the 25th round of the 2011 draft ... Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville, TN)

Career Notes

  • Career stolen base percentage (entering 2014) is 90% (.8955) ... with 60 steals in 67 attempts

TTU

  • Played four seasons at Tennessee Tech (2008-11) ... ranks in the school's all-time top 10 in 11 offensive categories and is the Golden Eagles' all-time hits leader with 253 ... his .452 average as a junior is second all-time in school history

2009

  • As a sophomore, underwent an emergency appendectomy with two weeks left in the season ... returned eight days later to help Tennessee Tech sweep Jacksonville State and clinch a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament

2010

  • Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 19th round of the June draft ... elected not to sign and returned to Tennessee Tech for his senior season 

2011

  • Graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a degree in physical therapy

2012

  • Split the season between Oakland's two full-season Single-A clubs (Burlington and Stockton) ... led all Oakland minor leaguers wth 30 stolen bases (in 34 attempts) ... was second among A's farm hand in extra base hits (53) and triples (8) ... and fourth in total bases

2013

  • Appeard in four Cactus League games for Oakland ... led the Texas League with 12 triples ... stole 17 bases in 18 attempts

2014

  • Appeared in five Cactus League games for Oakland ... went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored (1-for-2 vs. the Giants, walked and scored vs. Texas) 

Personal

  • Has been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and is a memeber of Fellowship of Christian Athletes