LAKEWOOD ALUMNI PROFILE


Name: Damion Easley
High School: Lakewood HS (1987)
Position: Infielder
College: Long Beach City College (Played 2 seasons)
College Highlights: named to the All-South Coast Community College Conference and All-Southern California first teams, all-state second team and was team MVP. 1987-1988
Drafted: Drafted - Selected by California Angels in 30th Round (767th overall) of 1988 amateur entry draft (June-Reg) May 24,1989 - signed
Minor Leagues: Played 4 seasons - 1998 Bend Northwest League A, 1990 Quad City Midwest League A,1991 Midland Texas League AA, 1992 Edmonton Pacific Coast League AAA, 2000 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA
Professional: Played 15 seasons - California Angels (1992-1996) Detroit Tigers (1996-2002) Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2003) Florida Marlins (2004-2005) Arizona Diamondbacks (2006) New York Mets (2007-present)
Pro Highlights: While with the Tigers, Easley was a 1998 American League All-Star. That year, he batted .271 and set career-highs with 27 home runs and 100 RBI. He also participated in the 1998 Home Run Derby. 2001 Easley became the 9th Detroit Tiger to hit for the Cycle. 2001 also saw Easley have a 5 hit game and an inside-the-park home run. 1998 Silver Slugger Award Winner, 2B
Career Highlights: On November 16, 2006, Easley signed with then Mets as a free agents. Easley's wife's name is Dawn and they have four children: Rocky, Jasmine, Nathaniel, and Jayce Derrick (J.D.)....Was a member of the 1987 CIF Lakewood High School Davison 1 Championship team.
Stats: 15 seasons Played in 1,517G, 4,975AB, 678R, 1,247H, 271 2B, 147HR, 614 RBI, 472BB, 862 SO,

 
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