About Todd Betts

Todd Betts was drafted in 2003 by the Cleveland Indians in the 14th round before spending 20-years playing between MLB, Japan, Taiwan, Canadian Olympic Program and the Intercounty Baseball League. Began his coaching carreer in 2008 between Team Canada and the Ontario Prospects helping develop professional hitters yearly before moving to the Ontario Blue Jays, Toronto Mets and now 4 Corners.

Coaching Career

  • Ontario Prospects: 2008 – 2010
  • Ontario Blue Jays: 2010 – 2011
  • Toronto Mets: 2011 – 2012
  • 4 Corners Development: 2012 – Current
  • Blyth Academy Director of Operations: September 2016 – Current
  • Lamigo Monkeys Hitting Coach, CPBL, Taiwan: October 2016 – March 2017

Playing Career

  • Cleveland Indians: 1993 – 1999
  • Florida Marlins: 2000
  • Seattle Mariners: 2001
  • Boston Red Sox: 2002
  • Yakult Swallows (Japan): 2003
  • New York Yankees: 2004
  • Team Canada Olympics: 2004
  • La New Bears (Taiwan): 2006

Accomplishments

  • 1994: New York Penn League Player of the Year (1994) / Cleveland
  • 1999: Akron Aeros (AA) Team MVP / Cleveland
  • 2000: Portland Sea Dogs (AA) Team MVP / Florida
  • 2000: Eastern League AA All-Star
  • 2001: Tacoma Rainers (AAA) Team MVP / Seattle
  • 2001: PCL League AAA All-Star / Seattle
  • 2002: Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA) Team MVP / Boston Red Sox
  • 2002: International League (AAA) Player of the Year
  • 2003: Top Fielding Percentage in Japan Central League (2 errors in 112 G)
  • 2004: Selected and named starting 1B for Team Canada Olympic Team (Athens, Greece)
  • 2006: Named top foreign player in franchise history (La New Bears – Taiwan)
  • 2006: Named “Fan Favorite” by La New Bears (Taiwan)
  • 1991 – 2004: Part of Team Canada Program as Baseball Player and Coach
  • Record Leader: Easter League (Indians) in HR, RBI, Walks, Runs Scored
  • Inducted into the Akron Baseball Sports Hall of Fame (2013 Cleveland Indians)
  • Has won 10 Championships in 13 seasons
  • Member of Baseball Canada Hall of Fame

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