Brian McCann Speaker Profile
Brian McCann Biography
Two Time All Star catcher for the Atlanta Braves, Brian McCann was selected by in the 2nd Round of the 2002 June free agent baseball draft. McCann advanced steadily through the Braves' minor league system playing for the Rome Braves (Low A) in 2003, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High A) in 2004, and the Mississippi Braves (AA) in 2005.
McCann made his Major League Baseball debut with the Atlanta Braves on June 10, 2005. McCann, a personal catcher for John Smoltz for most of the 2005 season, hit his first home run in just his second regular-season game, and became the first Braves player in franchise history to hit a home run in his first playoff at-bat on October 6, 2005, accomplishing the feat in the second inning of a 7-1 victory over Roger Clemens and the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the 2005 NLDS Series.
At the end of the 2005 season, the Braves traded catcher Johnny Estrada to the Arizona Diamondbacks, effectively making McCann the Braves' everyday catcher in 2006.
Bolstered by his .343 batting average with 6 home runs and 29 RBIs during the first half of the 2006 season, McCann was named to the National League All-Star team. McCann continued to excel during the second half, hitting .333 with 18 home runs and 64 runs batted in. McCann finished the season batting .333, with 34 doubles, 24 home runs, 41 walks, and 93 RBI in just 483 plate appearances.
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