Jeff Cirillo

Jeff Cirillo #26

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/205

Jeff Cirillo MLB Career Stats

.296 112 727 63 .796

Jeff Cirillo Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Howard Cirillo
  • Born: 9/23/1969 in Pasadena, CA
  • Draft: 1991, Milwaukee Brewers, 11th rd. (286th overall)
  • College: Southern California
  • Debut: May 11, 1994
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2007
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MLB Career Stats 5396 800 1598 112 727 63 .296 .366 .796


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Jeff Cirillo Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2000 Colorado NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1997 Milwaukee AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/19/1999 Milwaukee NL
07/02/2000 Colorado NL

Brewers Harvey Kuenn Award

Year Team League
1997 Milwaukee AL
1998 Milwaukee NL
1999 Milwaukee NL
2006 Milwaukee NL

Brewers Unsung Hero Award

Year Team League
2006 Milwaukee NL

Jeff Cirillo Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1996 .325 11th in AL
1998 .321 8th in NL
1999 .326 5th in NL
2000 .326 8th in NL
2001 .313 15th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2000 115 10th in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1996 .894 22nd in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1996 .391 21st in AL
1998 .402 11th in NL
1999 .401 13th in NL
2000 .392 21st in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1996 101 21st in AL
1998 97 18th in NL
2000 111 10th in NL


Season BB Rank
1998 79 16th in NL
1999 75 22nd in NL


Season H Rank
1996 184 10th in AL
1997 167 21st in AL
1998 194 9th in NL
1999 198 3rd in NL
2000 195 6th in NL


Season 2B Rank
1996 46 4th in AL
1997 46 2nd in AL
1999 35 24th in NL
2000 53 2nd in NL


Season 3B Rank
1995 4 21st in AL
1996 5 15th in AL
2001 4 24th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1996 158 8th in AL
1997 154 20th in AL
1998 156 22nd in NL
1999 157 15th in NL
2000 157 11th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1997 580 20th in AL
1998 604 13th in NL
1999 607 13th in NL
2000 598 12th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1997 661 19th in AL
1998 694 14th in NL
1999 697 8th in NL
2000 684 14th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2000 285 24th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1996 9 10th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1996 7 20th in AL
1997 14 5th in AL
2002 9 15th in AL

Jeffrey Howard Cirillo Bio Info

Jeffrey Howard Cirillo...wife Nancy (Granston)...sons Cole (12/23/97), Carson (10/29/99) and Conner (5/24/01)...1987 graduate of Providence (CA) High School...1992 graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in Communications where he was a two-time All-Pac-10 selection...serves on the Board of Directors for the Mentors of Washington, raising funds for mentorship programs in the state of Washington ...was an analyst on ESPN Radio during the 2005 Major League Baseball playoffs. 2007 Disabled with surgery to repair torn meniscus in left knee, April 8-May 1...played in one game with Single-A Ft. Myers as part of rehab assignment, April 30-May 1...hit safely in five consecutive games, going 12-for-20 (.600), June 17-23...had 20th career game with four-or-more hits, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and two rbi, June 23 at Florida...had game-winning walk-off single in 12th inning, June 26 vs. Toronto...hit first career pinch-homer and tied season-high three rbi, July 6 at Chicago (AL)...was assigned to Arizona on a waiver claim August 3. 2006 Finished the season as the Brewers' all-time leader in career batting average at .307 (minimum 3,000 plate appearances)...was named Brewers "Unsung Hero" as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...batted .319 with three home runs and 23 RBI in 112 games...made 53 starts, 30 at third base, 11 at first base, 10 at second base and two at shortstop...led the team in batting average (minimum 250 at-bats)...batted .333 (18-for-54) with runners in scoring position...batted .309 (64-for-207, 3 hr, 17 rbi) in games he started...made 59 appearances off the bench (20-for-56, .357, 6 rbi), entering 47 games as a pinch-hitter and 12 games as a defensive replacement...on May 29 at Pittsburgh recorded his 5,000th career at-bat...on June 5 vs. San Diego made the first start of his career at shortstop... was his fourth career appearance at that position (2g in 1995, 1g in 2006 - 5.0 total innings)...on July 2 at Minnesota recorded the 1,500th hit of his career with a single off Francisco Liriano...on September 30 at St. Louis recorded his 1,000th hit as a Brewer with a 2-RBI, pinch-hit single off Jeff Suppan...became the 10th player with at least 1,000 hits as a Brewer...signed with the Twins as a free agent December 13. 2005 Hit .281 in 77 contests for Milwaukee, belting four roundtrippers and driving in 23 runs...remains the Brewers all-time career leader in batting average at .306...was the Brewers Opening Day third baseman and went 2-3 with a double, home run and two RBI in his seas on debut...recorded a .370 average with five doubles and two RBI in May in 23 games...equaled his career mark with a pair of stolen bases on May 25 vs. Colorado marking his first multi-steal contest since 2002...left the game on June 24 vs Minnesota after being hit by a pitch as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning...placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 25 with a fractured finger on his left hand...transferred to the 60-day disabled list on August 14 went on rehab assignment with Triple A Nashville on August 18 and played in nine games...hit .241 (7-29) with a double and six runs batted in during the rehab stint...recalled from rehab and reinstated from the disabled list on September 1...played 17 games after returning from the DL batting .286 (10-35) with a double, home run and nine runs batted in...logged a .400 average (22-55) with two dingers and 10 runs batted in against lefthanders...with runners in scoring position, Cirillo hit .293 (12-41) with three doubles and 16 runs batted in...provided a pinch-hit, walk-off single giving the Brewers a 7-6 edge over the Chicago Cubs on September 21 at Miller Park...appeared in 77 games, making 41 starts...played 53 games at third base, three games at second base and one game at first. 2004 Appeared in 33 games with the Padres batting .213 (16-for-75) with one home run and seven RBI...started in four games at first base, two games at second base and eight games at third base...opened the season on the 15-Day Disabled List due to a broken right index finger...reinstated on May 11 saw his first action of the season in the second game of a doubleheader May 19 at Pittsburgh, going 1-for-3 with an RBI...started at second base May 30 at Milwaukee . . . that start marked his first at second base since September 29, 1996 while with Milwaukee ...batted leadoff June 5 vs Milwaukee, his first time leading off since June 26, 1996...tallied his first multi-hit game of the season, going 2-for-4 June 10 at Boston...hit his first home run of the season and drove in a season-high three June 27 at Seattle...was given his unconditional release on August 4 2001. 2003 Began season batting just .171 (12x70) in April, but rebounded to hit .306 (22x72) in May...Went 4x4 with double, two RBI April 12 vs. Texas, his first four-hit game since July 28, 2001...Hit first home run April 14 vs. Oakland (M. Mulder)...Left game on April 17 with strain in right side suffered fielding a ground ball...Hit safely in 11 of 13 games April 29-May 15 (18x45/.400)...Left game June 3 at Philadelphia with bruised right kneecap suffered running into a wall chasing a foul pop...Placed on 15-day disabled list with subluxated right shoulder (July 25 retroactive to July 24)...Had rehab stints with Peoria, Inland Empire and Tacoma (July 29 through Aug. 17)...Returned from DL on Aug. 19 and was 1x3 with a RBI as a defensive replacement...Started Aug. 20-21, his final two starts of the season...Appeared in just 2 of final 35 games, making two defensive appearances...Was defensive replacement at first base Sept. 21 in Oakland. 2002 Provided Gold Glove-caliber defense at third base, leading AL third basemen with a .973 fielding percentage (nine errors, 338 total chances)...was tied for second in AL with 13 sac bunts, and eighth in AL with nine sac flies...started at first base April 6 vs. Oakland, his first game at first base since 1998...missed two games, April 14-15, after being hit in ear by a batted ball during batting practice on April 14; took three stitches above left ear... tied the MLB record for consecutive games played at third base without an error (99; John Wehner, 8/2/92-9/29/00)...committed a fielding error on April 20 vs. Texas to snap the streak; finished just three chances shy of matching the MLB record for most consecutive errorless chances by a third baseman (261 by Don Money, 1974-75)...walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning for a 3-2 win April 20 vs. Texas...hit two home runs April 22 vs. Anaheim, his fourth career two-homer game; fifth multihomer game...homered in three straight games May 2-4...drove in two runs in four consecutive games May 2-5...left game May 8 vs. Toronto with bruised right tricep after getting hit by pitch...had best month in June, going 28-for-94, .298 with 12 runs and 10 RBIs...homered June 23 at Houston for career home run No. 100...reached safely in 15 of 18 games June 12-July 3...had an 0-for-22 stretch that was snapped July 17 with a RBI-single in the ninth inning of a 6-3 win in Texas...left Aug. 22 with jammed right ankle...had an eight-game hit streak Aug. 8-16 (12-for-31, .387)...batted .276 (40-for-145) over final two months of the season...hit .304 (45-for-148) with 4 HR vs. left-handed pitchers...batted .278 (72-for-259) on the road. 2001 One of the top all-around third basemen in baseball led all MLB third basemen in fielding with a .982 (386/393) percentage ... set NL single-season records for consecutive errorless games at third base (85) and most consecutive chances without an error (228; 44 putouts, 184 assists), not making an error from June 20 through the end of the season ... set a new career high with 17 home runs ... also had a career-best 12 stolen bases ... finished T6th in the NL with 24 infield hits, including nine bunt singles ... hit Major League Baseball's 200,000th HR since 1900 (according to Elias Sports Bureau) on April 4 vs. St. Louis ... drove in career RBI No. 500 April 19 at San Diego, a two-out single that scored two ... placed on the 15-day DL for the first time in his career April 27 with spasms in his left rib cage ... made a rehab start at triple-A Colorado Springs ... returned from the DL on May 13 ... batted just .232 (13-for-56) in May, but hit .385 (40-for-104) in 26 games in June, rasing his average from .288 at the start of June to .319 at months end ... played in career game No. 1,000 June 20 in Houston, which started his errorless streak ... hit .275 in July (28-for-108), but batted .325 (39-for-83) in August ... left game on Aug. 9 with back spasms, but returned two days later ... had five consecutive multihit games Aug. 16-21 (11-for-17)...had a season-high 11 game hit streak Sept. 20-30, batting .396 (19-for-48)...hit .315 (46-for-146) with runners in scoring position...batted .327 (133-for-407) vs. right-handed pitchers, eighth-best in the NL. 2000 Matched his career-best with a .326 average in 2000...led NL third basemen in average and hits for the second consecutive season...set career-high with 115 RBI, 10th in the NL...tied for fourth in the NL with 58 multi-hit games...ranked fourth among NL third basemen with a .963 fielding mark...41 double plays led NL third basemen...became the first player in Major League history to hit 45 doubles in both leagues, according to SABR...with 53 doubles, joined teammate Todd Helton (59) as the first pair of NL teammates, the sixth ML tandem, to top 50 doubles in a year...second in the NL with 12 sac 15-game hit streak April 21-May 9, batting .463 (25x54), with five doubles, one triple, one homer and 14 RBI...matched career-high with five hits June 18 vs. three home runs June 28 vs. San Francisco with 14 total bases (3 homers, 1 double); also had 6 RBI and five runs scored...had at least one RBI in eight straight games June 25-July 2 (18 RBI)...named NL Player of the Week June 26-July 2, batting .636 (14x22) with 4 HR, 16 RBI in the span...named to second All-Star team...had career-high seven RBI and got his 1,000th career hit (off Trey Moore) Aug. 12 at Montreal...with 115 RBI and just 11 home runs, became the first player since Brooklyn's Dixie Walker (9 HR, 116 RBI) in 1946 to drive in as many as 115 runs with as few as 11 homers, according to Elias Sports Bureaub&batted .391 with runners in scoring position, second in the NL. 1999 Had career-highs with a .326 average and 198 hits in 1999...was second in the NL with 64 multi-hit games; fifth in NL hitting (.326), third in hits (198) and third among NL third basemen with a .966 fielding percentage...tied a career high with five hits twice: July 3 at Pittsburgh and Aug. 27 at San Diego, going 5x5 in each game...named NL Player of the Week for Sept. 12-19, batting .467 with two home runs, five doubles, seven runs scored and six RBI during the stretch. 1998 Was eighth in the NL with a .321 average in 1998...led team in walks and on-base percentage...led all ML thirdbasemen with .978 fielding mark (445 TC, 10 E)...tied NL record for third basemen with 45 double plays (Darrel Evans, 1974)b&hit in 14 straight games May 15-31 (20x51/.392)...was 5x5 June 28 at Comiskey Park...tied career high with four RBI June 21 vs. Pittsburgh. 1997 Named to his first All-Star team in 1997...batted .362 (54x149) with RISP, fourth in the AL...hit first career grand slam May 30 vs. Chicago (James Baldwin)...hit game-winning, two-run homer with two out in the ninth (Heathcliff Slocumb) June 2 vs. Boston, the first game-winning homer of his career. 1996 Hit .325 in 1996, the highest average by a second-year player in Brewer history (Paul Molitor, .322 in 1979)....batted .366 (60x164) after the sixth inning, the best mark in the AL...had then-career-high 14-game hit streak June 26-July 13. 1995 Had first full ML season in 1995...hit .277 with 9 homers and 39 RBI...appeared at all four infield spots...he hit three home runs in a two-game span, Aug. 21-22. 1994 Opened 1994 in triple-A before joining the Brewers May 10...made ML debut May 11 at Fenway Park as a defensive replacement at third first ML hit May 13 vs. New York (Terry Mulholland)...recalled again July 8...had 12-game hitting streak (.370), July 14-26b&hit first ML homer July 15 at Minnesota (Dave Stevens)b&named to Baseball Digest All-Rookie team. 1993 Combined to hit .319 with 73 RBI in 125 games in double-A and triple-A in 1993. 1992 Split 1992 between the California and Midwest leagues. 1991 Earned Pioneer League All-Star honors in 1991, his first pro season.