DANIEL P. GRAY '94|
A native of the Bronx, NY, Daniel P. Gray played baseball at Binghamton from 1987-90. He earned his bachelor's degree in history in 1994, and received his master's degree in sports management from Adelphi University in 1997. Gray, a catcher, became the first player in Binghamton's 40-year baseball history to be selected in the Major League Amateur Draft when he was chosen in the seventh round by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1990.
A three-time conference all-star and 1990 team MVP, Gray had a career batting average of .402 - a school record. As a freshman in 1988, he led the Colonials to 19 wins and the program's first-ever ECAC Championship. Gray batted .444 that spring and was named MVP of the ECAC Tournament.
In 1989, Gray batted a team-best .447 and earned All-New York State and Regional All-America honors. He was also named Binghamton's "Athlete of the Year" for the 1989-90 school year.
On June 7, 1990, Gray made history after his junior season when the Dodgers selected him in the amateur draft. He played six years of professional baseball, earning distinction as a Northern League All-Star in 1993.
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