Michael Joseph Baxter was born in Whitestone, New York on December 7, 1984. He is popularly known as an ex-professional baseball outfielder who retired to become a hitting coach and recruiting coordinator. Presently, Baxter works for his Alma Mater, Vanderbilt University. Growing up in Queens, New York, Baxter had to choose between chasing his dreams or chasing something else. Obviously, he picked the right choice and became one of the best baseball players in the world. Today, Baxter is a receiver of several accolades in the sports world.