2020 Team Israel Olympic Team Outfielder with Multiple Years Experience in Independent Ball | Baseball Jobs Overseas

2020 Team Israel Olympic Team Outfielder with Multiple Years Experience in Independent Ball

Name: Robert Paller

Height: 178cm

Weight: 86kg

DOB: May 21, 1993

Date Available: October 7, 2019

Pro

Bats: L

Throws: R

Positions: OF, RF, CF, LF

Positions (alt): 1B, 2B

College: Columbia University

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Personal

As an outfielder at Columbia University, Robert was a 3 time IVY League Champion, named to the All IVY team twice, the Academic All-IVY League team once and was named to the All Coral Gables NCAA Regional team. During his time in the Northwoods League he was also named the NWL Big Stick Award winner. After graduating from Columbia, he continued his baseball career with Lake Erie of the Frontier League and Sussex County of the Canadian American Association. In 2017 and 2018, Robert played for the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers of the United Shore Professional Baseball League. Both seasons he was a part of a USPBL championship teams, in 2017 he was a finalist in the league mvp voting, and in 2018 he was named to the USPBL All-Star team and Home Run Derby. In 2019 Robert prepared for and played in the Olympic Qualifying tournaments with Team Israel in Bonn, and will join them for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Robert is an experienced professional hitter who can complement the middle of any club’s lineup.

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2012-16 Columbia University NCAA D1 Starting LF, 2/3 batter, 2 year captain
2016 Lake Erie Frontier League Outfielder
2016 Sussex County Canadian American Association Outfielder
2017 Lake Erie Frontier League Outfielder
2017 Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers United Shore Professional Baseball League Outfielder
2018 Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers United Shore Professional Baseball League Outfielder
2019 Team Israel European Championships Played the Outfield for Team Israel in the EU championships

Coaching Experience

YEARROLEORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2013 Head Coach Academic Prospects Travel Team Managed player development of a 15U travel program.
2016-2018 Trainer Premier Baseball Performance Center Facility Gave private instruction to amateur players as well as ran team practices.
2018-2019 Performance Instructor Player Development Systems Facility Instruct advanced high school, college, and professional players on improving specific movement patterns and techniques.

Stats

Pro Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 Lake Erie & Sussex County 39 135 29 29 9 1 2 17 32 17 2 1 .215 .265 .341
2017 Lake Erie 10 21 1 2 1 0 0 2 7 5 0 0 .095 .310 .143
2017 Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers 29 87 18 31 5 0 6 21 35 16 3 0 .356 .548 .621
2018 Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers 47 166 32 37 10 1 8 28 31 48 2 0 .223 .353 .440
2019 Team Israel 21 72 20 17 4 0 6 17 26 18 4 0 .236 .444 .541

College/Amateur Batting

Years Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 & 2016 Columbia University 85 308 58 87 25 1 12 67 24 28 7 0 .282 .396 .487
2015 Green Bay Bullfrogs 48 177 39 61 13 1 3 34 27 20 6 4 .345 .433 .480

Video Highlights

Testimonials

Brett Boretti

Columbia University, Head Coach
bmb2117@columbia.edu

Chris Newell

Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers, Manager
chrisnewell220@gmail.com

Eric Holtz

Team Israel, Manager
ericgameon13@gmail.com

Additional Info

Abilities summary: Game max exit velo- 111
2018 Game avg exit velo- 89.4
2019 AB/HR – 12
OF Throwing velo- 88-91
60 yard- 6.8

Overseas goals: Extend my career a little longer before hanging them up, Use overseas as a stepping stone into professional ball in the U.S., Experience new cultures and meet new people, Use my knowledge and experience to help grow the game globally, Stay active during the offseason in a winter league, Gain coaching experience, Prepare for the Olympics

Playing Preferences Europe (Summer), Canada (Summer), Asia (Summer), Australia (Winter), New Zealand (Winter), Latin America (Winter), South Africa (Winter)

Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with teammates in a shared bedroom, Living with a host family

Return home: For the Olympics

Prior engagements: The Olympics

Recent injuries/illnesses: No

Traveling with a companion: No