Marquis Grissom

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Marquis Grissom MLB Career Stats

.272 227 967 429 .732

Marquis Grissom Bio

  • Full Name: Marquis Deon Grissom
  • Born: 4/17/1967 in Atlanta, GA
  • Draft: 1988, Montreal Expos, 3rd rd. (76th overall)
  • College: Florida A&M
  • Debut: August 22, 1989
  • Ret., Final Game: 7/31/2005
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MLB Career Stats 8275 1187 2251 227 967 429 .272 .318 .732


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Marquis Grissom Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
1995 Atlanta NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1993 Montreal NL
1994 Montreal NL


Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

Year Team League
1993 Montreal NL
1994 Montreal NL
1995 Atlanta NL
1996 Atlanta NL

Brewers Michael Harrison Award

Year Team League
1999 Milwaukee NL

Giants Willie McCovey Award

Year Team League
2003 San Francisco NL

Marquis Grissom Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1992 .276 25th in NL
1993 .298 20th in NL
1996 .308 15th in NL
2003 .300 20th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1992 14 21st in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1992 66 25th in NL
1993 95 16th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1990 22 25th in NL
1991 76 1st in NL
1992 78 1st in NL
1993 53 2nd in NL
1994 36 3rd in NL
1995 29 12th in NL
1996 28 16th in NL
1997 22 13th in AL
1999 24 23rd in NL
2000 20 23rd in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1996 .838 25th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1992 .418 24th in NL
1996 .489 22nd in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1992 99 5th in NL
1993 104 7th in NL
1994 96 2nd in NL
1995 80 24th in NL
1996 106 17th in NL


Season H Rank
1992 180 6th in NL
1993 188 3rd in NL
1994 137 8th in NL
1996 207 3rd in NL
2003 176 12th in NL


Season 2B Rank
1992 39 5th in NL
1994 25 18th in NL
1996 32 23rd in NL


Season 3B Rank
1991 9 4th in NL
1992 6 11th in NL
1994 4 22nd in NL
1996 10 2nd in NL
1997 6 10th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1992 159 5th in NL
1993 157 11th in NL
1994 110 17th in NL
1995 139 11th in NL
1996 158 11th in NL
1999 154 22nd in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1991 558 23rd in NL
1992 653 1st in NL
1993 630 3rd in NL
1994 475 2nd in NL
1995 551 8th in NL
1996 671 2nd in NL
1999 603 14th in NL
2000 595 13th in NL
2003 587 17th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1992 707 3rd in NL
1993 693 7th in NL
1994 521 1st in NL
1995 606 9th in NL
1996 723 2nd in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1992 273 9th in NL
1993 276 15th in NL
1994 203 18th in NL
1996 328 7th in NL
2003 275 25th in NL


Season SO Rank
1991 89 25th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1991 17 6th in NL
1992 13 9th in NL
1993 10 15th in NL
1995 9 12th in NL
1996 11 7th in NL
1997 13 4th in AL
1998 8 17th in NL
2000 10 12th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1992 5 15th in NL
1997 6 24th in AL

Marquis Deon Grissom Bio Info

Grissom Resume
Accepts first job coaching at the professional level and returns to the organization that drafted him in the 3rd round of the 1988 First-Year Player Draft...was named the Nationals first base coach on October 24, 2008...brings wealth of experience based on 17 big-league seasons as an outfielder with MON (1989-94), ATL (1995-96), CLE (1997), MIL (1998-00), LAD (2001-02) and SFG (2003-05) of just 7 players in big league history to record 2000 hits, 200 homers and 400 stolen bases, joining: Rickey Henderson, Barry Bonds, Craig Biggio, Paul Molitor, Joe Morgan and Roberto Alomar...batted .272 (2251-for-8275) with 227 home runs, 967 RBI and 429 stolen bases in 2165 big-league games and finished career with 2 All-Star nods (1993-94) and 4 Gold Gloves (1993-96)...batted .317 (69-for-218, 5 HR, 20 RBI) in 4 post-seasons with ATL (1995-96), CLE (1997) and SFG (2003)...was named MVP of the 1997 ALCS with CLE...led NL in steals in 1991 (76 SB) and 1992 (78 SB), and finished among NLs top 3 in stolen bases in four straight campaigns from 1991-94.

Playing Career
4-time Gold Glover (1993-96) is best-known for his leadership, speed and defense...reached post-season 4 times with ATL (1995-96), CLE (1997) and SFG (2003)...hit .317 (69-for-218) during those 4 post-seasons, including robust .390 (30-for-77) mark in 19 World Series games...named ALCS MVP with CLE in 97...reached double-digits for home runs in 13 straight seasons from 1992-2004, hitting a career-best 23 homers with ATL in 1996...reached the 20-steal plateau 10 times and led the NL in stolen bases twice, in 1991 (76 SB) and 1992 (78 SB)...finished 3rd in NL in hits in 1993 (188 H) and 1996 (207 H) and hit career-best 23 home runs with ATL in 1996...had finest offensive season with ATL in 1996, batting .308 with 23 home runs, 74 RBI and 28 SB...registered strong fielding numbers to validate 4 Gold Gloves...finished career with .988 fielding percentage, committing 61 errors in 5039 total chances.

Marquis Deon Grissom...graduated from Lakeshore (GA) High School in 1985...was a 2-sport athlete...starred in both baseball and football...attended Florida A&M University, playing baseball and football...pitched and played outfield for the Rattlers...majored in one of 15 children in his family...younger brother Antonio played in PHI and MON organizations...founded the The Marquis Grissom Baseball Association, Inc., a non-profit organization, to educate the minds of todays youth for a successful life both on and off the baseball field...has 5 children: Micah (12/29/91), DMonte (3/30/92), Tiana (10/18/94), Marquis Jr. (7/19/01) and Gabriella (5/29/04)...enjoys fishing, reading, farming, bowling and riding 4-wheelers.
2005 Marquis battled injuries and saw action in just 44 games with the Giants - hitting .212 with 4 doubles, 2 homers and 15 RBI ... was released August 9 ... was on the disabled list May 20-June 4 with a right knee contusion and returned to the disabled list June 13 with a right hamstring strain ... had a four-game rehabilitation stint at Fresno (AAA) from July 19-July 23 and was reinstated to the active list on July 24 ... drove in a season-high 3 runs on April 8 against Colorado, hitting a game-winning 3-run homer off Scott Dohmann in the bottom of the ninth inning ... the Giants won 10-8 ... was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle on April 15 in Colorado, as he singled, doubled and hit a 2-run homer off Scott Dohmann. 2004 Continued to be among NL's top offensive threats, fashioning one of his most productive campaigns...trumped power numbers from 2003 with 22 HRs and 90 fact, those totals were 2nd-best of career, trailing only 23 clouts with Atlanta in 1996 and 95 driven in during 1993 campaign with Montreal...put together impressive numbers while leading SF with 138 starts (all in CF) and ranking 2nd on club with 145 games played...began season particularly hot, batting .346 (28-for-81) with 4 HRs and 13 RBI in fact, was hitting .354 through May 14, but then endured 58-for-226 (.227) spell over his next 61 contests...returned to form when club needed him most, hitting .291 (53-for-182) with 6 HRs and 30 RBI over his last 49 games, including .309 mark (30-for-97) with 4 HRs and team-best 19 RBI after Sept. 1...slugged 1st-ever homer at new PETCO Park in San Diego, solo clout April 8 (off Antonio Osuna)...sparked SF's 9-7, comeback victory Sept. 4 vs. Arizona, erasing most of 7-1 deficit with 6th-inning grand slam (off Stephen Randolph)...was 5th career grand slam, and 1st bases loaded clout since Aug. 27, 1997...made just 2 errors in 346 total chances, with defensive miscue Sept. 26 vs. LA snapping 169-game errorless streak (since Aug. 12, 2003). 2003 Free agent acquisition enjoyed one of more productive seasons of stellar career, batting even .300 with 33 2Bs, 20 HRs and 79 RBI in 149 games...while playing in his most games since 1999, recorded 2nd-highest batting avg. of career (.308 with Atlanta in 1996) while logging his 4th-highest hit total (176, most since '96) and 3rd-largest RBI output with 2nd-most 2Bs (behind only 39 in 1992 with Montreal)...also scored 82 runs, his most since '96, while delivering his 12th straight season with at least 10 homers (4th 20-clout campaign)...tied for 12th in NL with 176 hits and tied for 9th with 53 multi-hit games...hit .364 (51-for-140) off left-handed pitching, 5th-highest mark in senior circuit...was even better in clutch, tying for 2nd on Giants by batting .333 (42-for-127) with RISP...hit at .310 clip over his last 116 games (beginning May 12), going 148-for-478 with 70 runs, 25 2Bs, 3 3Bs, 17 HRs, 66 RBI and 17 walks...raised season avg. 65 points over span, from .235 following play May 11...recorded 7th career multi-HR game (1st with SF) May 21 in Arizona, clubbing blasts off Miguel Batista and Scott Service in 6-0 Giants victory...collected 2,000th career hit July 12 at Arizona (single off Eddie Oropesa) and 200th career HR Sept. 9 in San Diego (off Luther Hackman)...hit in 7 spots in SF batting order, batting 1st (37 games), 2nd (8), 3rd (62), 5th (1), 6th (2), 7th (9) and 8th (22)...owned .370 avg. from leadoff spot, which was best among all big league players with at least 150 plate appearances at top of lineup...also collected 30 RBI from 3-hole...started all 4 games of NLDS vs. Florida, hitting .143 (2-for-14) with RBI...both hits came in Game 3. 2002 Completed 2nd season with Dodgers, batting .277 with 21 2Bs, 4 3Bs, 17 HRs and 60 RBI in 111 games...LA was impressive 49-25 (.662) in games in which he started...posted .293 avg. (39-for-133) with 2 3Bs, 2 HRs and 29 RBI against southpaw hurlers...was at his best on road, hitting at .312 clip (54-for-173) with 34 RBI away from Dodger Stadium...started year hot and finished campaign strong, batting .298 (31-for-104) with 7 HRs and 23 RBI during 1st 2 months of season (April-May) and .286 (55-for-912) with 7 roundtrippers and 30 RBI over last 3 months (July-September)...impressive clutch hitter batted .306 (30-for-98) with 4 HRs and 43 RBI with RISP, and .292 (14-for-48) with 2 clouts and 18 RBI with 2 out and 2 different contests (May 26 and 31), went combined 5-for-8 with 3 HRs against Arizona lefty Randy Johnson after going 1-for-25 with 15 strikeouts prior to that in career vs. Big Unit...had 2 HRs off NL Cy Young Award winner and finished 4-for-5 in May 26 contest at Arizona and then went 1-for-3 with 3-run clout off Johnson in next matchup May 31 at Dodger Stadium..finished 3-for-4 with 2 roundtrippers in 7-6 Dodger win over Philadelphia Aug. 9, marking 2nd multi-HR game of season (6th career). 2001 Batted .221 with 17 2Bs, 21 HRs, 60 RBI and .404 slugging pct. in 134 games during 1st season with LA...joined Dodgers during Spring Training, having been acquired from Milwaukee in exchange for OF Devon White Feb. 25...tied for ML lead among CFers with 1.000 fielding pct., matching Oakland's Johnny Damon, Cubs' Michael Tucker and Milwaukee's White...however, played in most innings (765.1), had most assists (6) and double plays (2) among 4, handling 198 chances without error...clubbed 6 of his 21 HRs batting at top of lineup, including leadoff clouts April 19 at New York and May 2 at Cincinnati...recorded 3rd career multi-HR game with 2 clouts and 3 RBI in LA's 7-3 victory at Cincinnati May 2...1st roundtripper was solo blast on game's 1st pitch, off Pete Harnisch...marked 17th career leadoff HR...swiped 3rd base in 1st inning of LA's 6-4 loss vs. San Diego Sept. 17 to move into sole possession of 59th place on all-time stolen base list...passed Donie Bush (404 steals) and Tommy Harper (408) during campaign. 2000 During third season in Milwaukee, became 65th player in ML history to steal 400 bases after swiping 2nd Sept. 13 at Mets...posted 10th season of 20-or-more stolen bases...was at his best against left-handed pitching, batting .304 with 2 HRs and 18 RBI. 1999 Drove in 83 runs in his 11th season in the majors ... batted .267 with 27 doubles and 20 homers ... also had 24 stolen bases ... it was his ninth 20-plus steals season ... set a National League franchise mark for homers by a right-handed hitter and was the fourth Brewer in club history to steal 20 bases and hit 20 homers in the same season ... had an 11-game hitting streak August 31-September 12 and a 10-game streak May 23-June 1 ... u hit .385 (20-52) during the 11-game streak, driving in 9 runs, stealing 8 bases and crossing the plate 13 times ... had 44 multi-hit games, including 13 3-hit affairs and three 4-hit affairs ... drove in a season- and career-high 6 runs on June 29 against the Cubs ... went 4-for-4, hitting a 2-run homer off Kevin Tapani and adding a 2-run homer off Rodney Myers ... the 6 RBI were a Brewer NL franchise record ... had 5 RBI on September 26 as he went 4-for-6 against Houston ... had a pair of doubles and a solo homer in the contest ... it his first career pinch-homer May 2 off Arizona's Gregg Olson ... the game-winning, 3-run homer put the Brewers up 6-5. 1998 Spent much of first season with Milwaukee bothered by high hamstring strain, but appeared in 142 games and avoided trip to Disabled List...batted .271 with 10 HRs and 60 RBI, while his 13 stolen bases were 2nd on club...batted .316 with runners on base and .319 with RISP...drove in 500th run of career with 3-run HR July 9 vs. Cubs, finishing contest with 5 RBI...went 2-for-4 with 2 solo HRs Sept. 26 at LA for 1st career regular season multi-HR game. 1997 Was traded to Cleveland in the last week of spring training with outfielder David Justice for pitcher Alan Embree and outfielder Kenny Lofton ... batted .262 with 27 doubles, 12 homers and 66 RBI in his first season in the American League ... was named MVP of the ALCS after hitting .261 with a homer and 4 RBI ... batted .360 with 5 runs scored in the World Series ... had an 11-game hitting streak June 28-July 12 ... hit .373 with 12 RBI over the stretch ... recorded 34 multi-hit games - 10 of which were 3-hit affairs ... collected a season-high 5 hits June 28 in New York, going 5-for-6 with a pair of doubles and 3 RBI ... made his first appearance in an Indians uniform on April 2 and notched his first hit for the club the next day, singling off Oakland's Willie Adams ... hit his third career grand slam August 27 off Anaheim's Allen Watson ... homered for the 100th time in his career on September 6, tagging the White Sox's James Baldwin in a 9-7 Tribe victory ... was on the disabled list April 22-May 5 with a strained right hamstring ... had battled the injury since late March. 1996 Hit a career-high .308 in his final season with the Braves ... also set career marks in runs scored (106), triples (10) and home runs (23) ... ranked second in the National League in at-bats (671) and triples and third in hits (207) ... was awarded his fourth consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove after fielding at a career .997 clip (1 E/349 TC) and collecting 10 assists ... set a franchise mark for at-bats (671) and for fielding percentage by a center fielder ... appeared in the postseason for the second straight season ... singled in Game 1 of the NLDS, extending his playoff hitting streak to 15 games - and setting a National League mark ... had 58 multi-hit games (including 15 3-hit games and four 4-hit games) ... set a career-mark when he hit safely in 28 straight games from July 25-August 24 ... batted .386 (49-127) with 14 RBI and 20 runs scored over the stretch. 1995 Acquired by Atlanta from Montreal April 6 in exchange for OF Roberto Kelly, OF Tony Tarasco and RHP Esteban Yan...captured 3rd straight Gold Glove Award...defensive run was highlighted by 91-game errorless streak to end campaign (after June 20)...led off pair of games with HRs...tied for 9th among NL outfielders with 9 assists...set ML record with 25 hits in post season, breaking Marty Barrett's record of 24 set in 1986...hit safely in all 14 of Atlanta's playoff contests, batting .385 (25-for-65) for World Series champion Braves...homered twice in Game 2 of NLDS at Colorado...went 5-for-5 to establish Braves post season record for hits in 10-4, Game 4 victory vs. Rockies...was only player to hit safely in all 6 World Series games vs. Cleveland, going 9-for-25 (.360) with 3 stolen bases. 1994 Finished 2nd in NL in runs (96) and steals (36) and ranked 8th in hits (137) while enjoying All-Star campaign for Montreal, which finished strike-shortened season with baseball's best record...swiped 3 bases May 16 vs. Philadelphia for 9th career 3-steal game...participated in 2nd straight All-Star Game and excelled in Mid-Summer Classic, homering off Randy Johnson to give NL 5-4 lead in 6th inning, then drew leadoff walk in 9th before Fred McGriff's game-winning HR...hit in 14-straight games May 12-June 11...hit 1st career inside-the-park HR in 10th inning Aug. 1, circling bases off St. Louis' Rich Rodriguez...Gold Glove recipient for 2nd-straight season. 1993 Set career marks in average (.298), homers (19), runs scored (104) and RBI (95) as he was honored with his first career selection to the National League All-Star team ... recorded 50-plus stolen bases for the third straight season, swiping 53 bases ... had eight multi-steal games ... ranked second in the NL in stolen bases ... also finished third in the league in hits (188) and at-bats ... earned his first career Rawlings Gold Glove after committing just 7 errors in 431 total chances (.984 fielding percentage) ... also had 8 assists ... finished eighth in the league's MVP balloting ... had 55 multi-hit games, including 13 3-hit games and two 4-hit affairs ... went 4-for-5 in back-to-back games on May 13 and May 14 ... recorded three doubles as the Expos beat the Mets 8-7 on May 14 ... had a season-high 14-game hitting streak June 2-June 15 ... hit .412 (21-51) with 10 RBI and 13 runs scored over the stretch ... also hit safely in 13 straight games August 17-August 29 ... batted .404 (21-52) with 6 stolen bases, 8 runs scored and 11 RBI. 1992 Led the National League with 78 stolen bases, winning his second Lou Brock Award in his second season in the majors ... also set a career high with 39 doubles ... hit .276 with 6 triples and 14 homers in 159 games ... had 55 multi-hit games, including 13 3-hit affairs ... had 16 multi-steal games ... recorded a season-high - and career-high - 4 stolen bases on July 21 against San Francisco, stealing second base three times and third base once ... homered in back-to-back games April 18-April 19. 1991 Appeared in a career-high 148 games for Montreal - batting .267 with 23 doubles, 39 RBI and 76 stolen bases ... led the National League in stolen bases (winning the Lou Brock Award) and ranked fourth in the league in triples (9) ... had 15 assists, tying St. Louis' Felix Jose for the league lead ... had 39 multi-hit games - including five 3-hit games, one 4-hit game and two 5-hit affairs ... was 5-for-6 on June 7 at Atlanta ... doubled, drove in 3 runs and collected 3 stolen bases in the contest ... also went 5-for-5 on June 26 at New York ... had 16 multi-steal games, including five 3-steal affairs ... wrapped up the season with a 12-game hitting streak, batting .340 (16-47) with 7 stolen bases from September 19-October 1 ... homered in three straight games May 5-May 7 ... drove in a season-high 5 runs on April 28 in St. Louis, as he hit his first career grand slam off Juan Agosto. 1990 Spent his first full season in the majors, hitting .257 with 14 doubles and 29 RBI in 98 games ... recorded his first ML 20-steal season, swiping 22 bases ... had 18 multi-hit games ... was on the disabled list May 29-June 30 after fracturing the fifth metacarpal in his left hand ... suffered the injury diving back to second base on May 28 at Atlanta ... had a five-game rehabilitation stint with Indianapolis (June 25-June 30) ... suffered a non-displaced fracture of his nose on May 9 when he ran into the outfield wall. 1989 Saw Major League action in his second professional season, batting .257 in 26 games ... was recalled on August 21 and made his big league debut the next day ... batted leadoff and went 1-for-3 as the starting center fielder ... notched his first hit and first RBI in the game ... had a season-high 4 hits September 9 against Philadelphia ... hit his first big league homer September 11 off Cub Greg Maddux ... opened the year at Double-A, hitting .299 with 22 extra-base hits, 31 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 78 games for Jacksonville ... was a Southern League all-star and was ranked the league's fourth-best prospect by Baseball America following the season ... was promoted to Indianapolis (AAA), where he batted .278 with 16 extra-base hits and 21 RBI in 49 games ... also had 16 stolen bases. 1988 Was selected by Montreal in 3rd round of June draft after sophomore season at Florida A&M...signed 1st professional contract with Expos June 12...struggled with .230 avg. in 1st month with Jamestown in New York-Penn Rookie League, but bounced back with .323 mark for remainder of season as club's leadoff hitter...was league leader in at-bats (291), runs scored (69) and total bases (146)...attended Florida Instructional League after season.