Published On: March 29th, 2024

Scott is the 342nd former Northwoods League player to debut in MLB

Rochester, Minn. – Former Fond du Lac Dock Spider Victor Scott made his Major League debut for the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Scott is the 342nd former Northwoods League player to reach the Major League level.

Scott, who played collegiately at West Virginia University, played for the Dock Spiders in 2020 and 2021. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the 5th round of the 2022 MLB Draft.

In 2020 with the Dock Spiders, Scott played in 34 games and hit .270 with four home runs, eight doubles and 27 runs scored. He drove in 13 and stole 16 bases. In 2021 he played in 39 games and stole 37 bases and drove in 22. He had three home runs, seven doubles, a triple, and 39 runs scored.

Scott started his professional career in 2022 with the Palm Beach Cardinals of the A Level Florida State League. In 31 games he hit .222 with two home runs, four triples, four doubles and 13 stolen bases.

In 2023 Scott started the season with the Peoria Chiefs of the Hi-A Midwest League. He played in 66 games with Peoria before a promotion to the Springfield Cardinals of the AA Texas League. For the season, he played in 132 games between the two clubs and hit .303 with nine home runs, 20 doubles and 10 triples. He drove in 63, scored 95 times and stole a MiLB high 94 bases.

In his Major League debut against the Dodgers, Scott started the game in centerfield and went 0 for 3 at the plate with a stolen base.


The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 26 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, over 340 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and two-time World Series Champion Max Scherzer (TEX), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (STL) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (ATL). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2023 World Series Champion, 2021 and 2023 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove and Silver Slugger winner and two-time All-MLB first team shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website at and on ESPN+. For more information, visit or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play

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