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Chase Utley

MLB Player information
NameChase Utley
PositionSecond baseman
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1978(age 37)
Place of birthPasadena, California
MLB debutApril 4, 2003 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average.290
Home runs188
Runs batted in694
*Philadelphia Phillies (2003 present)
* 5× All-Star selection (2006 2010) * 4× Silver Slugger Award winner at second base (2006 2009) * World Series Champion (2008) *"This Year in Baseball Awards" Postseason Moment of the Year (2008) *Sports Illustrated MLB All-Decade Team (2009) *Fielding Bible Award (2010}

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Chase Cameron Utley ( ; born December 17, 1978) is a second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. A native of the Greater Los Angeles area, he was raised in the city of Long Beach. He was a star baseball player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School before moving on to UCLA.

Utley bats left-handed and throws right-handed. Since becoming a permanent fixture as the Phillies' second baseman, Utley has demonstrated versatility as a player and as an athlete, spending some time at first base as well. As his fielding has improved over his career, Utley is seen in combination with Jimmy Rollins as one of the best middle-infield combinations in the NL. Utley is considered by fans to be a team leader, alongside Rollins and Ryan Howard.

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