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Frederick Deshaun Lewis (born December 9, 1980 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball left fielder, & right fielder with the Cincinnati Reds. He made his debut on September 1, 2006, with the San Francisco Giants. He is the cousin of former major league outfielder Matt Lawton. Lewis also hit the 46th Splash Hit at AT&T Park. He lived in Chatham, New Jersey for a brief time before moving to Toronto.

Lewis graduated from Stone High School in Wiggins, Mississippi in 1999, where he was a three sport star in basketball, football, and baseball. He went on to attend Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, where he played both football and baseball.

After graduating in 2001, he was drafted in the 20th round (585th overall) by the Montreal Expos, but opted not to sign, instead attending Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to play baseball. While attending Southern University, Lewis flipped a truck he was driving on a rainy night, and three of the occupants in the car were killed.

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