Resides in Lexington, KY. Spent 2011 playing for Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham in the Tampa Bay organization. 2011: Batted .246 with 16 HR, 52 RBI and 7 SB (only one game at Triple-A; 0-3). 5th round draft pick of the White Sox in the 2006 MLB Draft. Spent 2006-2010 in the White Sox Organization. 2009 and 2010: Combined for 21 HR, 92 RBI and 45 SB in 226 games at Double-A Birmingham. 2008: .295, 15 HR, 80 RBI & 33 SB at High-A Winston-Salem (White Sox 7th-best prospect in ‘08). 2007: .301 with 16 HR, 79 RBI and 19 SB at Single-A Kannapolis. 2006: .272, 8 HR, 36 RBI and 8 SB in 66 games at Rookie Ball for the Great Falls Voyagers. Drafted after his junior season at the University of Kentucky (2006 SEC Champions). Played at UK with Antone DeJesus and Mike Breyman, but left before Chris McClendon came. Father John, 11-year MLB veteran and current coach for the Brewers (John T-Bone Shelby). Cousin Josh Harrison plays for the Pirates and younger brother Jeremy played in the Minors. High School ball in Lexington for Tates Creek HS; 2003 Gatorade Player of the State Award for K. May 3rd, 2008 with Winston-Salem: 3 HR’s in a game against the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Full name, John T Shelby III.