Natchez’s Logan named in baseball’s steroid probe

Published 2:20 pm Thursday, December 13, 2007

Natchez native and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nook Logan was one of 79 players named in Major League Baseball’s Mitchell Report regarding steroid use.

Logan was drafted by the New York Yankees after finishing at Natchez High but went to Copiah-Lincoln Community College instead and helped lead them to the 2000 Junior College World Series. He was then drafted by the Detroit Tigers.

Logan played in 118 games for the Nationals last season and hit .265 with 21 RBIs in 325 at-bats. He also stole 23 bases.

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Several big-name players were named in the report, including Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Barry Bonds and Jason Giambi.