Stephen Russell Braun was born in Trenton, New Jersey on May 8, 1948. Straight out of high school, Braun was drafted and signed by the Twins for a $5,000 bonus as a shortstop coming out of the 10th round of the June 1966 amateur draft. Braun, who batted left-handed and threw right-handed played 751 games for the Twins from 1971 – 1976 hitting .284 with a .376 OBP while playing every where but on the mound and behind the plate. After leaving the Twins, Steve went on to play for the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, and the St. Louis Cardinals where he played in the 1982 and 1985 World Series.
Today Steve Braun lives in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and runs the Steve Braun Baseball School. When Steve is not teaching baseball skills, you can probably find him at the golf course playing a game he has enjoyed since his childhood.
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