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# Wally Backman -

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: IF
: Jan 7, 1986
: Prineville, OR
/:  R/R
: 6-2
: 210 lbs

The 2013 season will mark Backmans third season in Sioux City. 

In 2012, the 27-year-old Prineville, OR native appeared in 95 games for the Explorers, compiling a .292 batting average and collected 106 hits. In his two seasons in Sioux City, Backman has collected 223 hits, 37 doubles, 6 triples, 9 homeruns and driven in 93 rbi's.

Originally selected by the Texas Rangers in round 30 round of the 2004 Amateur Draft, Backman Jr. spent four seasons in the Rangers system, reaching as high as single-A Clinton of the Midwest League.