High School: Andale High School in Andale, Kansas. State Runner up. First Team “All League” honors. Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 2008 draft. (Did not sign).
College: Attended Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas, where in 2010 he was part of the team that finished 3rd at the JUCO College World Series. Was drafted both years out of Junior College but did not sign.
Junior year attended Emporia State University. Was a member of the number one nationally ranked Division-II college baseball team.
Professional Career: Began his professional career in 2011 when he signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Mariners organization. Played for “AZL Mariners” in the Arizona League. “Pulaski Mariners” in the Appalachian League. “Everett AquaSox” in the Northwest League. “Clinton LumberKings” in the Midwest League. Played “Winter Ball” in the ABL (Australian Baseball League). Was the opening night and Friday night starter while playing in Australia. Made the ABL “All-Star” team and while pitching in the “All-Star” game was the winning pitcher. Pitched for the “High Desert Mavericks” in the California League and was slated to pitch for the “Jackson Generals” in the Southern League (AA) but had to undergo Tommy John surgery at the beginning of spring training. Rehabbed from Tommy John surgery during all of the 2015 season and in 2016 pitched for the Kansas City T-Bones of the American Association.
Personal: Son of former Major League pitcher Brian Holman. Brian was the 16th pick in the first round of the 1983 June free agent draft. Played for the Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds. Uncle Brad Holman also pitched in the Major Leagues. Brad is now the Major League bullpen coach for the Texas Rangers. Uncle Brent pitched at the University of Northern Colorado. Cousin Seth Holman is a pitcher at Emporia State University.
Baseball bloodlines run deep in the Holman family. Proper mechanics and baseball knowledge have been instilled in David from a young age. For the last three off seasons David has given pitching lessons and strength and conditioning classes at Natural Baseball Academy. Looking to give lessons and spread his baseball knowledge to young players.
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David Holman “Life Story”