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Published On: March 27th, 2012
 Catching up with former Buck Drew Davidson 

\"\"Drew Davidson played for the Waterloo Bucks during the 2002 season when the Bucks won the league title. The West Des Moines, IA native, Drew was platooned in the outfield during his brief career.  Drew grew up around Iowa and played for Dowling High School before attending the University of Illinois.  He is a 6’0" 190lb player who bats and throws right handed.  

During the 2002 season, Drew played in 55 games.  He posted a .285 batting average in 193 at bats with 15 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 41 runs batted in, and a stunning 24 stolen bases. 

After his one season with the Bucks, Drew played the rest of his college years and entered the 2005 Amateur Draft.  The San Diego Padres selected Drew in the 22nd round (668th overall).  This was not the first time Drew was drafted.  In the 2001 Amateur Draft, he was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 46th round (1382 overall) but did not sign.  

The Padres selected Drew to play for the Eugene Emeralds (A-) and the Fort Wayne Wizards (A) in his first season where he played in 55 games overall.  In the next season, Drew was placed back on the Fort Wayne Wizards for 28 games before moving up to the Lake Elsinore Storm (A+).  At the end of the season, Drew decided to hang up the glove, and call it a career.

In his brief stint with the San Diego Padres minor league system, Drew played in a total of 111 games while posting a .259 batting average in 401 at bats.  In his 104 hits, he had 21 doubles, 6 triples, 10 home runs, and 59 runs batted in while only posting 3 stolen bases.  

Even though Drew decided to hang up the glove early, he will always be rememberd as a Waterloo Buck, and be linked to the League Champs of the 2002 Northwoods League team.  We wish him the best in his future endeavors.  

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