Mason Alum Signs with Baltimore Orioles
Posted: June 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am
Eddie Jordan, a senior outfielder on the George Mason baseball team this spring, has signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles. Jordan has reported to the Sarasota (Florida) Orioles of the Gulf Coast League, a rookie-level league. League play began yesterday.
Eddie Jordan completed his George Mason career as the school’s all-time leader in runs (201) and walks (129).
Jordan led George Mason with 14 doubles, 10 home runs, 40 runs batted in (RBI), 29 walks, and a .593 slugging percentage in 2001, and he ranked second on the Patriots with a .319 batting average, 43 runs scored, 13 stolen bases, and a .423 on-base percentage. Jordan was a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection as a sophomore in 1999 and a second-team pick as a junior in 2000
In signing as a free agent with the Orioles, Jordan follows in the footsteps of former Patriot teammate Mark Gibbs. Gibbs signed with Baltimore following the 2000 season and batted .260 for Sarasota. He was assigned to the Frederick (Maryland) Keys of the Class A Carolina League this season and is currently batting .206 with two home runs and 10 RBI in 36 games.