Former Auburn coach, MLB veteran named head coach at Lee-Scott Academy

Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 6:54 PM EDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Former Auburn University pitching coach and MLB veteran named new baseball coach at Lee-Scott Academy.

On August 1, Lee-Scott Academy announced Tim Hudson as its new head baseball coach.

Hudson spent 17 years in the major leagues, playing for teams such as the Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves and San Fransisco Giants. He was named a four-time All-Star during his MLB career and even won the 2014 World Series with the Giants.

He was later inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.

In 2020, Hudson was the volunteer assistant and pitching coach for the Auburn University baseball program. Under his coaching, the MLB chose eight Auburn pitchers for three separate drafts, including five in the 2022 MLB Draft.

“We are fortunate to have a coach and a man like Tim Hudson coming to lead the young men of our baseball program at Lee-Scott,” expressed Athletic Director William Johnson. “Tim’s success at the highest level of baseball and his knowledge will serve out young men will both in the game of baseball and in the game of life.”

He and his wife, Kim, have been married since 1999 and have three children. One of them was a 2019 graduate of Lee-Scott Academy, and another will be an upcoming senior at the school.

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