MLB Agent: What Do Sports Agents Do (Interview)

Reggie Jefferson MLB Agent

In this interview, MLB agent Reggie Jefferson shares everything you need to know about baseball agents as well as tips for amateur baseball players.

From MLB player to hitting coach to MLB Agent, Reggie Jefferson answers common questions about baseball player agents such as what they do, how to become a MLB agent, and how to spot a bad agent.
In addition, he provides great advice for high school and college players who dream of lacing it up in the MLB.

As a bonus, Reggie explains what the MLB hopes to accomplish with the new Appalachian Baseball League and MLB Draft League.

You don’t want to miss this interview, so be sure to watch the video below.

MLB Agent Interview with Reggie Jefferson

Reggie Jefferson started his professional career as a switch hitting first baseman and designated hitter.
He was drafted out of Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Florida by the Cincinnati Reds in the 3rd round in 1986.

Early MLB Career

On May 18, 1991, Reggie made his MLB debut for the Cincinnati Reds.
Shortly after his debut, Reggie was traded to Cleveland and continued to play well.

After a short stint in Seattle, Reggie settled in as a left-handed designated hitter to feast off of right-handed pitchers.

MLB Best Years

He had his best years with the Boston Red Sox from 1995 to 1999.
Reggie hit above .300 for three of his five seasons with the Boston Red Sox.
In 1996, he hit .347 and hit .319 the following year in 1997.

Reggie left the Boston Red Sox in 1999 and played one year in Japan before retiring in 2000.

After Baseball

After retiring, Reggie spent one year as the hitting coach for the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes (Florida Marlins).
The following year, the University of South Florida hired Reggie as their hitting coach for one year.

Reggie obtained his business degree from USF and is currently a MLB agent with Reynolds Sports.


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