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Burroughs, who stands 6'2" tall and weighs 200 pounds, bats left-handed but throws right-handed. He first joined the Padres major league team in 2002, after being drafted out of high school; Burroughs declined a scholarship offer to the University of Southern California to accept the Padres' contract offer.
Burroughs, the son of 1974's American League MVP Jeff Burroughs , owns a .289 career batting average as of the end of the 2004 season. Sean Burroughs also starred in the Little League World Series as a pitcher when he was growing up in Long Beach, California.
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