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Braves News: Sean Kazmar retires after 17 seasons

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Kazmar goes down as the Triple-A Hits King.

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Sean Kazmar is hanging up his cleats after a 17-year career. The 37-year old shortstop was originally drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2004. Kazmar didn’t reach the big leagues until 2008, appearing in 19 games with the Padres. Kazmar signed a minor league deal with the Braves in 2013 and didn’t make another major league appearance until 2021.

Kazmar put together 1,613 hits in his minor league career and slashed .257/.311/.370. Kazmar exits the league as a World Series champion and has made his name known in the Gwinnett Stripers organization.

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