Nyjer Jamid Morgan (born July 2, 1980) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is currently playing in Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) for the Hanwha Eagles. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Nationals, Milwaukee Brewers, and Cleveland Indians, and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.
In his youth Morgan played ice hockey, reaching the Major Junior level with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League in 1999–2000. Following that season, Morgan turned his focus exclusively to baseball and was drafted by the Pirates in the 33rd round of the 2002 MLB Draft.
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