Scott “Hemo” Hemond
Owner/Instructor, Scott Hemond, is a Major League Baseball Veteran who operates Scott Hemond Baseball in Destin, Florida. (Founded in 2005)
Scott Hemond was drafted out of high school in the 5th round by the Kansas City Royals.
Scott elected to continue his baseball career at the University of South Florida.
College Career Highlights
- Inducted into the Cape Cod League Hall of fame in 2007.
- His number “11” retired at University of South Florida & Dunedin High School.
- Only 2 time All-American in USF history.
- Played on Highest Ranked Baseball Teams in USF history.
- 1986 Golden Spikes Finalist – (Equivalent to the Heisman).
- 3 time 1st Team All Sun Belt Conference
- 1986 Male Athlete of the Year
- 1985 USA Team
- 1986 Cape Cod League MVP + Batting Champion
Major League Baseball
Scott Hemond was selected in the 1st Round,12th Pick overall by the Oakland A‘s in 1986.
This made him the highest draft pick in University of South Florida Baseball history.
Scott played 7 seasons in the Major League with Oakland A’s, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Cardinals where he played every position at the major league level except pitcher.
Hemo was a member of the Oakland A’s 1989 World Series Team and 1990 American League Championship
Hemo holds the long time Athletics record “Single Season Stolen Bases Record for a Catcher”.