Anthony Bass is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the San Diego Padres, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, Seattle Mariners, and Toronto Blue Jays.
Bass has also played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). He played college baseball at Wayne State University.
After graduating from Trenton High School in Trenton, Michigan, Bass went on to study baseball at Wayne State University, where he was a member of the Wayne State Warriors baseball team.
While attending Wayne State University as a junior, Bass was honored with the title of Pitcher of the Year for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2008. He was the Wayne State student who was selected first overall in the MLB draft.
During the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, Bass was selected by the San Diego Padres in the fifth round of the draft.
In 2009, he was a starting pitcher for both the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps and the Advanced-A Lake Elsinore Storm. In 2010, he served as a starting pitcher for Lake Elsinore once again.
He began the 2011 season with the Double-A San Antonio Missions, and despite the fact that he made one start for the Triple-A Tucson Padres in May, he was promoted to the major leagues from the Double-A level in June. He was a right-handed pitcher.
Anthony Bass Parents: Meet Linda Bass and Ed Bass
Professional baseball pitcher Anthony Bass was born to parents Linda Bass and Ed Bass. There is not a great deal of information on Anthony’s parents that can be found on the internet, with the exception of their names.
Their son, Anthony, was a professional baseball player in the Major Leagues for several teams, including the San Diego Padres, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, Seattle Mariners, and Toronto Blue Jays (MLB).