“I’m incredibly grateful to the DockHounds organization and coaching staff for giving me the opportunity to continue doing what I love – playing the game of baseball,” said Takacs. “I’m really looking forward to meeting my teammates and can’t wait to see the fans when we take the field on Opening Day.”
Takacs, who will quickly become known as “Tak” to DockHounds fans, is a highly versatile utility player, capable of playing every position on the field. A native of Oviedo, Florida, Takacs joins the DockHounds after spending last season in the American Association with the Houston Apollos and a stint with the Utica Unicorns of the United Shore League.
Takacs played his college ball for Cairn University and Montreat College before joining the Salina Stockade in 2020. In 59 games last season with the Apollos, Takacs, a left-handed batter, had an impressive .337 batting average with a .403 on-base percentage and drove in 45 runs.
As a position player, he started games at all three outfield positions, as well as first base and shortstop. Over the course of his professional career, “Tak” has shown that he is a true utility player, making at least one start at every field position except catcher.