Justis Logan Morrison (born August 25, 1987), nicknamed "LoMo", is a professional baseball outfielder and first baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). Entering the 2010 baseball season, Morrison was considered by Baseball America to be the #2 prospect in the Florida Marlins farm system, and the #20 overall prospect. He played in the 2010 MLB All-Star Futures Game in Anaheim, California. On July 27, 2010, he was called up to the major leagues by the Marlins, and made his debut that night. In 2012, Morrison was the Marlins' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, an award that is given to a player who shows outstanding commitment to helping others both on and off the field.
Morrison is known for his witty, outspoken personality, particularly on the social media website Twitter, where he has a large following.
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