Florida Marlins Journeyman Farmhand Ryan Klosterman Retires To Join University Of Central Florida Coaching Staff
Longtime Florida Marlins minor league shortstop Ryan Klosterman who retired from baseball last week has joined the coaching staff at the University of Central Florida. Klosterman was in the middle of his third season at Triple-A New Orleans where he was hitting just .156 at the time of his retirement. Originally a 5th round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays, Klosterman was a career .242 hitter in eight minor league seasons. Klosterman talks about his playing career and his enthusiasm for his new role as a college baseball coach.