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    Jim Abbott
    Jim Abbott

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Marino, Calif.

    High School:
    Loyola

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    Outfield

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2008
    Abbott becomes a unique addition to the Trojans' roster after exhausting his eligibility as a defensive back on the USC football team and will play this season as an outfielder...played in seven career football games, mostly on the special teams.

    High School
    He was a two-year varsity letterwinner at Loyola High in Los Angeles under coach Chris Beck...played as a utility baseball player...earned All-CIF first team honors on the football team as a defensive back and wide receiver.

    Personal
    He is majoring in business with a minor in public policy and development...parents are Pam and Jim...has one sister, Diane...favorite movie is Pulp Fiction...favorite television show is Curb Your Enthusiasm...birthdate is Oct. 8, 1985.