Jim Thome

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Jim Thome MLB Career Stats

8422 .276 612 1699 19 .956

Jim Thome Bio

  • Full Name: James Howard Thome
  • Born: 8/27/1970 in Peoria, IL
  • Draft: 1989, Cleveland Indians, 13th rd. (331st overall)
  • Debut: 9/4/1991
  • Last Game: 10/3/2012
  • Hall of Fame: 2018
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MLB Career Stats 8422 1583 2328 612 1699 19 .276 .402 .956


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Jim Thome Stats

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Jim Thome Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Jim Thome Statcast Events


Jim Thome Awards

Hall Of Fame

Year Team
2018 Cleveland

Uniform number retired

Year Team
2018 Cleveland

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL
1998 Cleveland AL
1999 Cleveland AL
2006 Chi White Sox AL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Philadelphia NL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
1996 Cleveland AL

AL Comeback Player of the Year

Year Team League
2006 Chi White Sox AL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL
1998 Cleveland AL
2004 Philadelphia NL

Roberto Clemente Award

Year Team League
2002 Cleveland AL

Lou Gehrig Award

Year Team League
2004 Philadelphia NL

NL Player of the Month

Month Team League
09/2003 Philadelphia NL
06/2004 Philadelphia NL

AL Player of the Month

Month Team League
07/2001 Cleveland AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/03/2001 Cleveland AL
07/22/2001 Cleveland AL
04/15/2002 Cleveland AL
07/19/2009 Chi White Sox AL
07/06/2010 Minnesota AL
08/22/2011 Minnesota AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/17/2003 Philadelphia NL
06/20/2004 Philadelphia NL

MLB Players Choice Man of the Year

Year Team League
2001 Cleveland AL
2004 Philadelphia NL

MLBPAA White Sox Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2006 Chi White Sox AL
2007 Chi White Sox AL

Cleveland BBWA Man of the Year Award

Year Team League
2002 Cleveland AL

Indians Frank Gibbons/Steve Olin Good Guy Award

Year Team League
1995 Cleveland AL

Indians Gordon Cobbledick Golden Tomahawk Award

Year Team League
2002 Cleveland AL

Jim Thome Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1995 .314 10th in AL
1996 .311 19th in AL
2001 .291 21st in AL
2002 .304 11th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1994 20 16th in AL
1995 25 19th in AL
1996 38 11th in AL
1997 40 4th in AL
1998 30 14th in AL
1999 33 14th in AL
2000 37 10th in AL
2001 49 2nd in AL
2002 52 2nd in AL
2003 47 1st in NL
2004 42 5th in NL
2006 42 3rd in AL
2007 35 3rd in AL
2008 34 4th in AL
2010 25 18th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1996 116 12th in AL
1997 102 14th in AL
1999 108 18th in AL
2000 106 18th in AL
2001 124 5th in AL
2002 118 7th in AL
2003 131 3rd in NL
2004 105 12th in NL
2006 109 12th in AL
2007 96 19th in AL
2008 90 17th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1994 .882 20th in AL
1995 .996 5th in AL
1996 1.062 3rd in AL
1997 1.001 5th in AL
1998 .997 2nd in AL
1999 .967 11th in AL
2000 .929 18th in AL
2001 1.040 2nd in AL
2002 1.122 1st in AL
2003 .958 6th in NL
2004 .977 9th in NL
2006 1.014 4th in AL
2007 .973 5th in AL
2008 .865 19th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1995 .438 3rd in AL
1996 .450 4th in AL
1997 .423 3rd in AL
1998 .413 3rd in AL
1999 .426 6th in AL
2000 .398 16th in AL
2001 .416 3rd in AL
2002 .445 2nd in AL
2003 .385 15th in NL
2004 .396 10th in NL
2006 .416 5th in AL
2007 .410 6th in AL
2008 .362 25th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1994 .523 17th in AL
1995 .558 9th in AL
1996 .612 8th in AL
1997 .579 5th in AL
1998 .584 8th in AL
1999 .540 17th in AL
2000 .531 19th in AL
2001 .624 2nd in AL
2002 .677 1st in AL
2003 .573 6th in NL
2004 .581 7th in NL
2006 .598 5th in AL
2007 .563 5th in AL
2008 .503 12th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1995 92 15th in AL
1996 122 7th in AL
1997 104 12th in AL
2000 106 18th in AL
2001 101 14th in AL
2002 101 15th in AL
2003 111 5th in NL
2004 97 22nd in NL
2006 108 7th in AL
2008 93 20th in AL


Season BB Rank
1995 97 5th in AL
1996 123 2nd in AL
1997 120 1st in AL
1998 89 5th in AL
1999 127 1st in AL
2000 118 3rd in AL
2001 111 2nd in AL
2002 122 1st in AL
2003 111 2nd in NL
2004 104 8th in NL
2006 107 3rd in AL
2007 95 7th in AL
2008 91 6th in AL
2010 60 25th in AL


Season 2B Rank
1995 29 22nd in AL


Season 3B Rank
1996 5 15th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1995 137 21st in AL
2000 158 11th in AL
2001 156 17th in AL
2003 159 7th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2003 578 22nd in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2000 684 11th in AL
2003 698 7th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1995 252 19th in AL
1996 309 13th in AL
1997 287 18th in AL
2000 296 23rd in AL
2001 328 5th in AL
2002 325 8th in AL
2003 331 5th in NL
2004 295 23rd in NL
2006 293 18th in AL


Season SO Rank
1994 84 12th in AL
1995 113 9th in AL
1996 141 7th in AL
1997 146 4th in AL
1998 141 4th in AL
1999 171 1st in AL
2000 171 2nd in AL
2001 185 1st in AL
2002 139 5th in AL
2003 182 1st in NL
2004 144 9th in NL
2006 147 6th in AL
2007 134 9th in AL
2008 147 3rd in AL
2009 116 23rd in AL

Jim Thome Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 3, 2012 DH Jim Thome elected free agency.
September 21, 2012 Baltimore Orioles activated DH Jim Thome from the 15-day disabled list.
July 31, 2012 Baltimore Orioles placed DH Jim Thome on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 29, 2012. Back Spasms
July 1, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies traded DH Jim Thome to Baltimore Orioles for C Gabriel Lino and RHP Kyle Simon.
June 6, 2012 Jim Thome roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
June 1, 2012 sent 1B Jim Thome on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
May 2, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies placed 1B Jim Thome on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 29, 2012. Strained lower back.
November 5, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 1B Jim Thome.
October 30, 2011 DH Jim Thome elected free agency.
August 26, 2011 Minnesota Twins traded Jim Thome to Cleveland Indians.
June 25, 2011 Jim Thome roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
June 2, 2011 Minnesota Twins placed DH Jim Thome on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left quadriceps
May 23, 2011 Minnesota Twins activated DH Jim Thome from the 15-day disabled list.
May 4, 2011 Minnesota Twins placed DH Jim Thome on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 1, 2011. Left oblique strain
January 14, 2011 Minnesota Twins signed free agent DH Jim Thome.
November 7, 2010 DH Jim Thome elected free agency.
February 5, 2010 Minnesota Twins signed free agent DH Jim Thome.
November 6, 2009 1B Jim Thome elected free agency.
August 31, 2009 Chicago White Sox Traded 1B Jim Thome to Los Angeles Dodgers and Inland Empire 66ers Traded SS Justin Fuller to Winston-Salem Dash.

James Howard Thome Bio Info

James Howard Thome... Married Andrea Pacione (11/7/98); one daughter, Lila Grace (12/15/02) and one son, Landon James (11/16/07)... 1988 graduate of Limestone High School (IL) where he was All-State in baseball and basketball... Played baseball and basketball at Illinois Central College... Was Junior College All-American honorable mention... 2002 recipient of the John Hancock Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to the Major League Baseball player who exemplifies Clemente's passion for the game, sportsmanship and community involvement... With the honor, John Hancock Financial Services made a $25,000 donation in his name to the Steve Palmeiro Chapter of the National Paralysis Foundation in Leawood, KS... Thome's nephew, Brandon, is currently unable to walk after bruising his spinal cord in June of 2001... Named the Marvin Miller "Man of the Year" in 2001 by the MLBPA for his numerous efforts in the community... Served as honorary co-chairman of the United Way Home Run Derby, 1998- 2002... Program has helped to raise nearly $175,000 for the United Way's youth programs since 1996... Distributed toys to area youths at Christmas from 1998-2001 and made annual donations to Cleveland Indians Charities to fund the event... Has raised over $1,000,000 for the Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria... Has a street named after him in Peoria and purchased a scoreboard for his high school baseball field... Named "Good Guy" by The Sporting News for his charitable efforts... Participated in the First Energy Grand Slam Summer Literacy Program with wife, Andrea, and served as team's honorary captain for CapCure for Prostate Cancer Awareness in 2001... Served as 2003 Chairman of the Phillies Phundamentals after-school program for inner city children... Named 2003 Pro Athlete of the Year and 2004 Media Good Guy, both by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association... Also did PSAs for Children's Miracle Network, The Lupus Foundation, United Way, United Cerebral Palsy, The National Conference for Community & Justice and Ohio's "Buckle Up" Public Safety Campaign... Named the Best Teammate in MLB in a 2005 survey by the Tribune Co., garnering nearly 3 times the votes of any other player... Illinois Central named its baseball stadium in Thome's honor and awarded him an honorary degree on December 16, 2006... Made $10,000 donations to all of his teams' charities (CLE, PHI, CWS, LAD, MIN) in the summer of 2011 in honor of hitting his 600th HR... Also made a $10,000 donation to the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia in November, 2011 when Charlie Manuel was honored as the Hospital's Humanitarian of the Year... Signed by: Tom Couston. 2011 Became the 8th player in MLB history to reach 600 HR, hitting his 599th and 600th career homers (48th career multi-homer game) off Rick Porcello and Daniel Schlereth, 8/15 at DET...Became the 1st player to hit his 599th and 600th home runs in consecutive at-bats and the oldest player to reach 600 at 40 years, 353 days...His 600th HR came in his 8,167th at-bat, second-fewest behind Babe Ruth (6,921)...Placed on the 15-day DL, 5/3 (retro to 5/1) with a strained left oblique; activated on 5/23, missing 19 games...Went back on the 15-day DL with strained right quadriceps, 6/2; activated on 6/25...Hit safely in 10 consecutive games, 7/22-8/6...Named AL Player of the Week, 8/15-21 for the sixth time in his career (8th POW award overall)...Traded to CLE on 8/25, after being claimed off waivers...Hit .424 (14-33), 2 HR, 8 RBI in his final 11 games...Batted .324 (23-71) with RISP for the season, including a .361 (13-36) mark from 7/28 through the remainder of the season. 2010 Played in his first season with the Twins after signing a one-year contract, January 26...entered his 22nd season in professional baseball and his 20th in the Major Leagues...Hit his first home run with the Twins, the 565th of his career, April 8 at Los Angeles (AL)...hit his 566th career home run, April 17 vs. Kansas City...Hit his 569th career home run, tying Rafael Palmeiro for 11th All-Time, May 2 at Cleveland... passed Palmeiro with his 570th career home run, hitting a two-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning, June 19 at Philadelphia...the two rbi tied and passed Al Kaline (37th) and tied him with Rogers Hornsby and Harmon Killebrew for 35th on baseball's All-Time rbi list (1,584)...Hit his fourth career pinch-hit homer, June 19 at Philadelphia...he became the 33rd player in baseball history to homer against all 30 teams...Citi Field (June 27) marked his 46th different ballpark since making his debut in the Majors... at the time, he passed five other active players for most ballparks played in during a career (Mike Cameron, Jason Kendall, Ivan Rodriguez and Matt Stairs)...Hit 571st career home run, June 28 vs. Detroit...he also scored two runs in the game, joining Barry Bonds, Mel Ott, Babe Ruth, Mike Schmidt, Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams as the only players in ML history to have 500-or-more HR, 1,500-or-more rbi, 1,500-or-more runs and 1,500-or-more walks...Hit his first triple since May 11, 2004, June 28 vs. Detroit...recorded an rbi on the play, moving him into sole possession of 35th place on baseball's All-Time rbi list, passing Rogers Hornsby and Harmon Killebrew, and giving him 1,586 for his career...Hit career home runs 573 and 574, July 3 vs. Tampa Bay...his 574th moved him past Hall of Famer and former Twin, Harmon Killebrew, for sole possession of 10th on baseball's All-Time home run list...it marked his 45th career multi-homer game...Tied and passed Andre Dawson with two rbi, moving into sole possession of 34th on baseball's All-Time rbi list, July 4 vs. Tampa Bay...Hit his 575th career home run, July 19 vs. Cleveland...the home run gave him 1,595 career rbi, tying him with Mike Schmidt for 33rd on baseball's All-Time list...passed Schmidt and tied George Brett with his 1,596th rbi, July 25 at Baltimore...Drew four walks, marking the 11th time in his career in which he walked four-or-more times in a game, July 21 vs. Cleveland...Hit his 577th career home run, July 30 vs. Seattle...drove in two runs, moving into sole possession of 32nd place (passing George Brett - 1,596 rbi) on baseball's All-Time list with 1,598 career rbi...Drove in one run, July 31 vs. Seattle, tying Nap Lajoie for 31st on the All-Time rbi list with 1,599...moved into sole possession of 31st place with a two-rbi game, August 8 at Cleveland...Hit four home runs in a six-game span (10 rbi), including his 580th career home run, August 15 vs. Oakland...Hit his 581st career home run, a two-run walk-off in the bottom of the ninth off Matt Thornton, August 17 vs. Chicago (AL)...it marked his 12th career walk-off home run, tying Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson and Babe Ruth for the most in baseball history... tied Goose Goslin for 30th on baseball's All-Time rbi list...passed Goslin, moving into sole possession of 30th place, August 26 at Texas...Hit his second triple of the season, August 20 vs. Los Angeles (AL), his most in a season since 2003 when he had three with Philadelphia...Tied Mark McGwire for ninth on baseball's All-Time home run list, hitting his 583rd career homer, September 4 vs. Texas...he passed McGwire in his next at-bat, moving into sole possession of ninth place...in that same game, he tied Frank Thomas for ninth on baseball's All-Time walks list, drawing his 1,667th career walk...he passed Thomas three at-bats later, moving into sole possession of ninth place, drawing his 1,668th career walk...it marked his 46th career-multi-homer game, matching the number of multiple-homer games that Mickey Mantle and Harmon Killebrew hit (from Elias Sports Bureau)...reached 20 home runs for the season, which was the 16th time that he reached 20-plus homers in a season, the same number of 20-homer seasons as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Reggie Jackson and Eddie Murray (only Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds, Willie Mays and Frank Robinson had more)...Hit his 585th career home run, an estimated distance of 480 feet (the longest at Target Field), September 6 vs. Kansas City.Tied Frank Robinson (586) for eighth on baseball's All-Time home run list, September 7 vs. Kansas City...hit four homers in a three-game span, September 5-7...he was the first player to hit a homer in three straight games at age 40-or-older since Barry Bonds did it in September of 2006 at age 42...first Twins player to do it since Dave Winfield in July of 1993 at age 41 (from Elias Sports Bureau)...Reached base in 11 of 12 plate appearances (five hits-four homers and a double, to go along with five walks and a hit by pitch), September 5-7...Hit game-winning home run in the top of the 12th inning, snapping a 0-0 tie, September 11 at Cleveland...it was the 587th of his career, passing Frank Robinson and moved him into sole possession of eighth place on the All-Time list...it also marked the 12th extra-inning homer of his career (tying Albert Pujols for most among actives)...third time in his career in which he hit a home run in a 1-0 game...Hit his 25th home run, marking the 14th time in his career in which he hit 25-plus homers in a season, September 21 vs. Cleveland...Hit 15 of his 25 home runs at Target Field, the most by any Twins player...Hit 24 of his home runs as a designated hitter, which ranked third in baseball...Led the club with 311 plate appearances as the Twins designated hitter...Finished 18th in the American League MVP voting with two points (two 10th-place votes). 2009 Began season with the Chicago White Sox...hit a three-run homer on Opening Day, April 7 vs. Kansas City, marking his fifth career home run in a season-opener...second straight Opening Day home run after hitting two homers in the previous season Opener (March 31, 2008 at Cleveland)...tied Mike Schmidt (548 HR) for 13th place on the ll-time home run list, May 18 at Toronto, then passed Schmidt with his 549th, May 25 at Los Angeles (AL)...collected three two-homer games, May 12 at Cleveland, July 17 vs. Baltimore, and August 5 vs. Los Angeles (AL), raising his career total to 44...hit his 550th career home run, June 1 vs. Oakland...established a club record for RBI in a three-game span with 14, July 11-17...named AL Player of the Week, going 5-for-10 (.500) with two home runs and seven RBI, July 16-19...had career-high seven RBI, July 17 vs. Baltimore...went 3-for-4 with a double and two rbi on his 39th birthday, August 27 at Boston...batted .249 with 15 doubles, 23 home runs and 74 RBI with the White Sox, serving as their designated hitter 99 times...acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league infielder Justin Fuller and cash considerations, August 31...made 17 appearances as a pinch-hitter, going 4-for-17 (.235) with three RBI. 2008 reached the 30-home run plateau for the 12th time in his career, hitting .245 (123-503) with 34 home runs and 90 RBI ... hit a game-winning, 461-foot home run in the seventh inning to give the Sox a 1-0 victory over Minnesota in the one-game playoff on 9/30 at u.S. cellular Field ... is one of nine players in baseball history to accumulate 500 home runs, 1,500 walks and 2,000 hits, joining Barry Bonds, Harmon Killebrew, Mickey Mantle, Mel ott, Babe ruth, Mike Schmidt, Frank thomas and ted williams ... along with Ken Griffey Jr. (611), became the fi rst teammates in baseball history to be members of the 500 and 600-homer club ... the 34 home runs tied robin ventura (1996) for third-most among left-handers in franchise history, trailing his 2006 (42) and his 2007 efforts (35) ... during the season, moved from 22nd on the all-time home run list to 14th, passing Mantle (536), Jimmie Foxx (534), Willie McCovey (521), Thomas (521), Williams (521), ernie Banks (512), eddie Matthews (512) and ott (511) ... also jumped from 19th all-time in walks to 15th (1,550), eclipsing lou gehrig (1,508), Schmidt (1,507), eddie collins (1,499) and willie Mays (1,464) ... ranked among the american league leaders in home runs (t4th), walks (6th, 91) and pitches per plate appearance (8th, 4.14) ... appeared in 149 games, his most since 2003 with Philadelphia (159) ... was one of three Sox players with 30 or more homers, the third time in club history that the feat has been accomplished (also 2004 and 2006) ... his 10 homers off southpaws were his most since 2004 (12) ... hit two home runs on Opening Day, the fi rst Sox player to accomplish the feat since Sammy Sosa in 1991 at Baltimore ... also notched his second career multihomer game off a left-handed pitcher (C.C. Sabathia) ... served a one-game suspension on 4/15 handed down by MLB for his actions on 4/11 vs. Detroit (third career ejection) ... passed Mays (1,464) on the all-time walks list on 4/17 at Baltimore ... matched his career high with four hits on 4/20 at Tampa Bay (10th time) ... moved into sole possession of 19th place on the all-time home run list on 4/24 vs. the Yankees (No. 513), surpassing Banks and Matthews (512) ... his game-winning single on 5/15 at the angels off Francisco rodriguez in the ninth inning ended an 0-16 streak ... belted a 464-foot home run on 6/4 vs. Kansas City, the ninth-longest at U.S. Cellular Field and fi rst-ever onto the center-fi eld concourse ... tied McCovey and Williams (521) for 16th place on the all-time home run list on 6/17 vs. Pittsburgh ... received his 1,500th walk on 6/19 vs. Pittsburgh, passing Eddie Collins for 17th place all-time ... moved past McCovey and Williams (521) into 16th place on the all-time home run list with his 522nd home run on 6/29 vs. the Cubs ... matched his career high with four hits on 7/8 at Kansas city (4-5, 2 2B) ... drew his 1,509th walk on 7/9 at Kansas city, breaking a tie for 16th place on the all-time list with Gehrig ... picked up his 2,000th career hit on 7/20 vs. Kansas City, becoming the 19th active player (252nd all-time) to reach the milestone ... recorded his 60th career game with three or more walks on 7/25 at Detroit ... homered on 8/14 vs. Kansas City, one of a record-tying four consecutive home runs in the sixth inning (also Paul Konerko, alexei ramirez and Juan uribe) ... passed Jimmie Foxx into 15th place on the all-time home run list with no. 535 on 8/25 at Baltimore ... tied Mantle (536) on the all-time home run list on 8/31 at Boston ... tied for second in the al with nine home runs in august ... passed Mantle with his 537th home run on 9/6 vs. the Angels, a game-ending homer in the 15th inning. 2007 Hit .275 (119-432) with 35 home runs and 96 RBI in 130 games in his second season with the White Sox ... became the 23rd player in baseball history to reach the 500-home run milestone on 9/16 vs. the Angels (10th left-hander) and first in a Sox uniform ... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the 500th home run was hit in at-bat No. 6,809, the fourthfastest to the historic marker behind Mark McGwire (5,487), Babe Ruth (5,800) and Harmon Killebrew (6,671) ... also was the first 500th home run to end a game ... along with Alex Rodriguez (8/4 vs. Kansas City) and Frank Thomas (6/28 at Minnesota), became the first trio of players to reach the 500-homer milestone in the same season ... is the 11th member of the 500 club with at least a .280 average and 1,400 walks (Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Ruth, Willie Mays, Frank Robinson, Mickey Mantle, Jimmie Foxx, Ted Williams, Mel Ott and Thomas) ... reached the 20-homer mark for the 13th time in his career, 30 homers 11th time and 35 for the ninth time ... also drove in at least 90 runs for the 10th time ... the 35 home runs rank second for left-handers in franchise history, second only to his effort in 2006 (42) ... during the season, moved from 28th place all-time to 19th with 1,459 walks, passing Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson, Tris Speaker, Hank Aaron, Wade Boggs, Frank Robinson, Eddie Mathews and Jimmie Foxx in the process ... was the White Sox recipient for the Roberto Clemente Award and Major League Baseball's "Heart and Hustle Award," along with being tabbed an AL Hank Aaron Award finalist and the Sox Marvin Miller Man of the Year nominee ... ranked among AL leaders in at-bats per home run (3rd, 12.34), home runs (T3rd), on-base percentage (6th, .410), slugging percentage (5th, .563) and walks (T7th, 95) ... led the club in average, runs, home runs, RBI, on-base and slugging percentage ... also finished first on the Sox with 33 multihit games and 29 multiRBI efforts ... totaled 21 home runs and 52 RBI in the second half, up from 14 and 44 prior to the All-Star Break ... the 21 homers in the second half tied for third-most in the AL ... batted .315 (91-289) with 29 homers vs. right-handers and .196 (28-143) vs. lefties ... tied for third in the AL with 19 solo homers ... amassed three multihomer efforts (40 in career) ... hit .243 with the bases empty, but .322 with runners on, .313 with runners in scoring position and .393 with RISP and two outs ... homered in back-to-back games seven times, including three straight games from 9/7-9 vs. Minnesota (24th time) ... batted a monthly-best .340 (17- 50) in April, but .267 (102-382) the remainder of the season ... did not post a monthly mark over .285 after April ... led the AL in July with 24 walks, tied for fifth with 25 RBI and tied for sixth with seven home runs... also ranked second in strikeouts (35) ... tied for the AL lead with 12 home runs in September ... the 12 home runs tied for the fifth-highest total for any month in club history (eighth time) ... Sox went 31-21 when he drove in a run, 37- 20 when he scored a run and 22-10 when he homered ... homered vs. all AL clubs for the second straight season and recorded at least one RBI against every opponent except Pittsburgh (one AB) ... tallied seven homers and 18 RBI vs. Minnesota ... homered in each of his last six games against the Twins ... went 10-15 (.667) vs. Texas with five home runs, 11 walks, an .808 on-base and an 1.733 slugging percentage ... also reached base safely in 21 of 26 plate appearances, including 16 in a row in one stretch ... went 6-28 (.214) in interleague play ... made his second Opening Day start with the White Sox and 12th overall ... reached base safely in 24 of 30 plate appearances in a stretch from 4/14-22, joining Alex Rodriguez (5/20-29/05) as the only AL players since 2002 to accomplish that feat ... was successful in 16 of 17 trips to the plate from 4/14-19, with an eighth-inning flyout on 4/17 vs. Texas the only out ... collected his 38th multihomer game on 4/18 vs. Texas, surpassing Stan Musial and Willie Stargell on baseball's home run list with 495 ... tied a club record with five walks on 4/19 vs. Texas, joining Tony Muser (7/3/73 at Texas) and Thomas (6/5/96 at Boston) ... did not play on 4/24-25 and left after one at-bat on 4/27 with a right ribcage injury ... was on the disabled list from 4/28-5/20 with a strained right ribcage ... went 3-14 (.214) with five RBI and six walks in five rehab games with the Knights ... tallied a season-high five RBI on 5/22 vs. Oakland, his biggest output since 7/6/06 a Baltimore (six) ... left the game on 8/2 at New York- AL with back spasms and missed the following contest at Detroit ... went hitless in 20 at-bats following homer No. 490 on 8/4 at Detroit ... became the fourth player in baseball history to register 2,000 strikeouts on 8/7 vs. Minnesota ... recorded his 39th multihomer game on 8/18 at Seattle ... passed Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff on the all-time home run list on 8/28 at Texas ... homered off the Angels' Dustin Mosely for No. 500 on 9/16 at U.S. Cellular Field (Jim Thome Bobblehead Day), the 335th different pitcher to surrender a home run ... also marked his 10th career game-ending homer and first since 7/28/02 vs. Detroit ... posted his 40th multihomer contest on 9/19 at Kansas City ... moved past Eddie Murray into sole possession of 22nd all-time with his 505th homer on 9/26 vs. the Royals. 2006 Was named the American League Comeback Player of the Year by Major League Baseball and The Sporting News after hitting .288 with 42 home runs, 107 RBI, 108 runs scored and 107 walks in his first season with the White Sox ... also finished 12th in the AL Most Valuable Player voting with 17 points ... was acquired by the Sox from Philadelphia on 11/25/05 ... recorded 40 home runs and 100 RBI, 100 walks and 100 runs scored for the fifth time in his career ... became only the second Sox player to post those numbers, joining Frank Thomas (1993, '95-96, 2000) ... his 42 home runs were a club record for left-handers and tied Frank Thomas (2003) for the fourth-highest total in White Sox history ... hit 40-plus home runs for the sixth time in his career and joined Alex Rodriguez as the only players in majorleague history to hit 40 or more for three different teams ... also hit 40-plus with Cleveland (three times) and Philadelphia (twice) ... he and Jermaine Dye became the only pair of teammates in Sox history to hit 40 homers in the same season ... was one of a franchise-record four Sox players to hit 30 home runs in a season, joining also Joe Crede (30), Dye (44) and Paul Konerko (35) ... recorded 100 RBI and 100 runs for the eighth time in his career ... ranked among the AL leaders in numerous categories (see box at right) ... was named to his fifth career All-Star Team, going 0-1 in Pittsburgh on 7/11 ... was a finalist for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year and Player's Choice Comeback Player of the Year Awards ... recorded 30 homers and 77 RBI in the first half, compared to 12 and 32 after the break ... hit .321 (96-299) with 36 home runs vs. right-handers and .236 (45-191) with six home runs off lefties ... his six homers off southpaws were his fewest in a full season since 2001 (four) ... hit .329 (79-240) with runners on base and .336 (39-116) with runners in scoring position ... his .336 average with RISP was his highest since 2002 (.342), up from .277 in 2003, .203 in 2004 and .211 in 2005 ... recorded at least one RBI vs. every opponent and homered vs. all AL clubs ... compiled 37 multihit games and two multihomer efforts (37 in career) ... Sox went 62-34 when he recorded a hit, 27-13 when he homered and 49-23 when he drove in a run ... reached base safely in 126 of 143 games (88.1 percent) ... made three starts at first base, going 4-10 (.400) with a homer and five RBI ... started 112 games as the No. 3 hitter in the lineup (.292, 34 HR, 88 RBI) and 27 games in the cleanup slot (.259, 6 HR, 18 RBI) ... was 2-4 (.500) with two homers and three RBI as a pinch hitter ... hit seven home runs vs. Detroit (four off Justin Verlander) and six in 16 interleague games ... homered in back-to-back games eight times, including four straight from 4/9-13 ... scored a run in a major-league record 17 straight games to start the season ... set the Sox record for fewest team games at the start of a season needed to hit 10-17 home runs ... hit his second career Opening Day home run on 4/2 vs. Cleveland, his former team ... homered in each of his first two games with the White Sox, becoming the first player to accomplish that feat to start a season since Al Zarilla in 1951 ... moved past Cal Ripken Jr. on the all-time list on 4/3 vs. Cleveland with his 432nd home run ... matched his 2005 home run total with his seventh on 4/16 vs. Kansas City ... established a club record with 10 home runs in April ... homered in three straight games from 5/4-6 ... hit his 443rd career home run on 5/6 vs. Kansas City to move past Dave Kingman into 31st place all-time ... recorded consecutive 10-plus homer months (April/May) for the first time since August/September 2003 ... hit a solo home run off Anthony Reyes on 6/22 vs. St. Louis, the only Sox hit in a 1-0 win ... the Sox became just the eighth team since 1958 to record a 1-0 victory in which their only hit was a home run ... hit pinch home runs on 6/29 at Pittsburgh and 7/2 at the Cubs ... became the 14th different player (19th time) on 6/29 to bounce a homer into Pittsburgh's Allegheny River ... recorded his 37th career multihomer game on 7/6 vs. Baltimore, hitting his eighth career grand slam and adding a two-run shot, both off Russ Ortiz ... six RBI matched his career high (fourth time) ... reached the 30-homer level for the 10th time in his career on 7/8 vs. Boston ... compiled a season-high, 10-game hitting streak from 7/4-18, going 17-44 (.386) with four home runs and 12 RBI ... received a cortisone shot on 7/31 to relieve tendinitis in his right wrist and missed the next two games with back spasms (8/1-2) ... set the club record for homers by a left-hander with No. 35 on 8/11 vs. Detroit (off Verlander) ... missed five games from 8/24-29 with a strained left hamstring ... matched his career high (ninth time, second of 2006) with four hits on 9/6 at Boston, going 4-4 with a double, home run and three runs scored ... drove in his 100th run on 9/7 at Oakland, the ninth time in his career he reached that milestone ... reached base safely in his last 17 games ... hit .386 (22-57) with eight home runs and 15 RBI in 19 spring games ... the eight homers tied the club's spring record (also Magglio Ordonez in 2000). 2005 Was limited by injuries to a career-low 59 games with two separate stints on the disabled list ... was initially on the 15-day disabled list from 5/1-21 with a lower back strain ... was placed on the 15-day disabled list a second time on 7/1 with right elbow tendinitis ... made five rehab appearances with Class A Clearwater before missing the rest of the season ... underwent surgery on 8/16 in Birmingham, Ala. in a procedure performed by Dr. James Andrews ... his seven home runs and 30 RBI were down from his average of 48 and 120 over the four prior seasons ... played his final game on 6/30 at the Mets ... was on pace for 124 walks, which would have led the National League by five over San Diego's Brian Giles (119) ... hit .233 (28-120) vs. right-handers and .164 (12-73) vs. lefties ... six of his seven home runs came at home ... made 20 starts batting cleanup and 27 from the No. 5 slot ... did not commit an error in 57 starts at first base (434 TC) ... was 9-29 (.310) in the first eight games, but hit .189 (31-164) the remainder of the season ... hit just one home run in his first 29 games (96 at-bats) ... was ejected on 6/1 vs. San Francisco by Paul Schreiber (arguing balls and strikes) ... moved past Billy Williams (426 HR) for 35th place on the all-time home run list on 6/9 vs. Texas (later passed by Gary Sheffield and Manny Ramirez) ... twice homered in back-to-back games (6/9-10 and 6/22-23) ... walked twice on 6/28 at the Mets, passing Rusty Staub for 42nd place all-time ... his 20 walks in June ranked second in the NL ... had three hits in final 24 at-bats (.125) ... spent his offseason rehabbing at Philadelphia's Spring Training complex in Clearwater, Fla. and at U.S. Cellular Field with White Sox trainer Herm Schneider. 2004 Recorded his fourth consecutive 40-home run season and ninth straight campaign with at least 30 homers ... became the second player in baseball history to post 40-homer seasons in both the AL and NL (also Mark McGwire) and the eighth player with nine consecutive years with 30 or more homers ... joined Chuck Klein (1929-30) as the only players in club history to hit 40 home runs in back-to-back seasons ... notched his sixth straight 100-walk/100-RBI campaign ... moved past 13 players on the all-time home run list with 42 homers (including Jim Rice, Johnny Bench, Joe Carter and Duke Snider) ... was named to his fourth All-Star Team (first in the NL) ... ranked among the NL leaders in intentional walks (2nd, 26), home run ratio (3rd, 12.1 AB), home runs (T5th, 42), RBI ratio (T5th, 4.8 AB), slugging percentage (7th, .581), walks (8th, 104) and on-base percentage (10th, .396) ... batted .294 with 30 home runs vs. right-handers and .239 with 12 homers vs. lefties ... was just 31-153 (.203) with runners in scoring position ... hit 11 home runs in 18 interleague contests ... produced three multihomer efforts (6/8 at White Sox, 6/20 vs. Kansas City and 7/17 at the Mets) ... missed the majority of spring training after suffering a fractured tip of his right middle finger ... opened the season hitting safely in 31 of his first 37 games ... matched his career high with four hits on 4/16 vs. Montreal (seventh time) ... collected his 1,500th career hit on 4/17 vs. Montreal (double) ... homered in three straight games on 4/21-23 ... scored a run in 10 consecutive contests from 4/15-27 (15 total) ... hit .364 (28-77) in April, seventh-best in the NL ... missed six games in May with various hand injuries (sprained ligament in right index finger and in left thumb) ... was 5-14 (.357) with four home runs and 10 RBI vs. the White Sox, including matching his career high with six RBI on 6/8 at U.S. Cellular Field ... hit his 400th career home run on 6/14 vs. Cincinnati (off Jose Acevedo) ... named the NL Player of the Week for 6/14-20, batting .391 with five homers, 10 RBI and a 1.174 slugging percentage ... hit 15 homers in June, tying a monthly best and matching a Phillies franchise record (also Cy Williams, 5/23) ... earned NL Player of the Month honors for June (.306, 15 HR, 31 RBI) ... suffered a chest contusion on 9/15 at Cincinnati in a collision with Todd Pratt and missed the following two games. 2003 Finished fourth in the MVP voting in his first season in the NL ... tied for the major-league lead in home runs with Texas' Alex Rodriguez (47) ... became the first Phillies player to lead the NL in homers since Mike Schmidt in 1986 (37) ... the fourth-place MVP finish was the highest by a Phillie since Lenny Dykstra in 1993 (second to Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds) ... joined Ken Griffey Jr. (1999-2000) as the only players in baseball history to hit 40 home runs in back-to-back seasons in different leagues and became the 10th player to lead the league in homers in his first season (last, White Sox Dick Allen in 1972, 37 HR) ... was the fifth player in Philadelphia history to hit at least 40 home runs and first since Mike Schmidt in 1983 ... the 47 homers rank second on the Phillies all-time list, trailing Schmidt's 48 in 1980 ... established a single-season franchise record with home runs by a left-handed hitter, at Veteran Stadium (28) and by a first baseman (46) ... the 28 homers at home led the NL and were second only to the White Sox Frank Thomas (29) ... recorded a career-high 131 RBI, the fifth-highest total by a Phillie since 1900 and most since 1932 (Don Hurst, 143 and Chuck Klein, 137) ... compiled his fifth straight (seventh overall) season with at least 100 walks, 100 runs and 100 RBI ... ranked among the NL leaders in walks (T2nd, 111), RBI (3rd, 131), home-run ratio (T3rd, 12.3 AB), extra-base hits (T3rd, 80), RBI-ratio (4th, 4.4 AB), total bases (5th, 331), runs (T5th, 111), slugging percentage (6th, .573) and games played (T7th, 159) ... also grounded into a double play every 115.6 at-bats, the third-best mark in the NL ... finished second in the NL in fielding percentage (.997) and putouts (1,373) among first baseman and third in total chances (1,464) ... made his NL debut on 3/31 at Florida, going 3-4 with a double and an RBI ... hit his first two homers with Philadelphia on 4/9 vs. Atlanta in a 16-2 victory ... collected a pair of singles in the Phillies record-setting, 13-run fourth inning on 4/13 at Cincinnati ... his streak of reaching base safely in 60 straight games ended on 4/15 vs. Florida ... the streak was the longest in the majors since Oakland's Mark McGwire reached in 62 consecutive contests over the 1995-96 seasons ... hit two game-tying solo home runs in a 6-5 win on 6/21 vs. Boston (eighth and 12th inning) ... became the sixth player in baseball history to hit a pair of game-tying homers in the same game after the seventh inning (last, Roberto Alomar on 5/10/91) ... recorded career RBI No. 1,000 and 1,001 with a two-run homer on 7/23 at the Cubs ... homered in four straight games from 8/15-19, one shy of the club record ... named NL co-Player of the Week for 8/11-17 (.364, 5 HR, 9 RBI) ... slugged 10 home runs in August, tied for the league lead with Montreal's Vladimir Guerrero ... drove in a run in eight straight games from 9/11-19, the longest streak by a Phillies player since Rico Brogna in 1999 (eight) ... hit two homers on 9/27 vs. Atlanta, including the final home run at Veterans Stadium in the eighth inning ... received NL Player of the Month honors for September after leading the league with 10 home runs and 30 RBI ... the 10 homers marked a club monthly record as he became the first Phillie to garner a monthly award since Lenny Dykstra in 5/94. 2002 His 52 home runs were a career high, a Cleveland franchise record, and second-most in the American League (Texas' Alex Rodriguez, 57) ... became the 21st player in major-league history to hit at least 50 home runs in a season (36th time) ... extended his club record streak of at least 20 home runs to nine consecutive seasons and 30 or more homers to seven straight ... also broke his own Indians home run record by a lefty (49 in 2001) ... led the AL in slugging percentage (.667), walks (122), average at home (.350), home-run ratio (9.2 AB), RBI-ratio (4.1 AB) ... also ranked among the league leaders in on-base percentage (2nd, .445), RBI (7th, 118), total bases (8th, 325) and extra-base hits (9th, 73) ... topped the .300 plateau for the first time since 1996 (.311) ... lowered his strikeout total from a league-high 185 in 2001 to 139 ... batted .333 (107-321) vs. right-handers, tied for second in the AL ... was 41-120 (.342) with runners in scoring position ... his .338 (70-207) average after the All-Star Break ranked fifth in the league, while his 26 homers were second only to Rodriguez (30) ... posted five multihomer games and tied his career high with four hits on four occasions (last, 9/13 vs. Minnesota) ... homered in four straight games from 4/10-13, including his sixth career grand slam on 4/10 vs. Minnesota (off Rick Reed) ... hit a home run in an Indians-record seven consecutive games on 6/25-7/3, the third-longest streak in major-league history ... notched his seventh grand slam on 7/29 vs. Detroit (off Juan Acevedo) ... reached base safely in his final 55 games, the second-longest streak in the season (San Diego's Ryan Klesko, 56). 2001 Ranked seventh in the AL MVP voting after hitting .291 with 49 home runs and 124 RBI ... the 49 homers marked the most by a Cleveland left-handed hitter since Hal Trosky hit a then-club record 42 in 1936 and his 124 RBI were the most since Larry Doby in 1954 (126) ... was named to The Sporting News postseason All-Star Team ... ranked among the AL leaders in home runs (2nd), slugging percentage (2nd, .624), walks (T2nd, 111), on-base percentage (3rd, .416), RBI (5th), total bases (5th, 328) and extra-base hits (T6th, 76) ... hit 45 of his 49 home runs off right-handers (91.8 percent) ... recorded six multihomer games ... compiled a .992 fielding percentage (10 E/1,265 TC), sixth-best among AL first baseman ... batted .331 with runners in scoring position, eighth-best in the AL ... his 30 home runs at home tied the club record, while his 81 RBI led the AL ... hit his first career pinch homer on 5/15 at Texas ... passed Albert Belle as Cleveland's all-time home run leader with his 243rd homer on 5/29 at Detroit (off Victor Santos) ... went 4-5 with two solo home runs and three runs scored on 6/2 vs. the Yankees ... homered in five straight games from 6/9-14 ... matched his career best with three home runs and six RBI on 7/6 vs. St. Louis ... earned his first monthly honor after being named the AL Player of the Month for July (.381, 12 HR, 39 RBI) ... led the league in average, homers and RBI in July ... the 39 RBI were the most by an Indian hitter in a single month since Hal Trosky in 7/36 (45) ... drew his 858th career walk on 9/4 vs. the White Sox, moving past Tris Speaker as the all-time franchise leader. 2000 Collected at least 100 walks, 100 runs scored and 100 RBI for the fourth time in the last five seasons ... hit at least 30 home runs for the fifth consecutive season ... ranked third in the AL in walks (118) and tied for 10th in home runs (37) ... made 106 starts at first base and 48 at designated hitter ... 26 of 37 homers were solo and 31 came off right-handers ... produced four multihomer games ... tied a major-league record by striking out five times on 4/9 at Tampa Bay ... hit his 200th career home run on 4/15 vs. Texas ... collected 1,000th career hit on 8/23 vs. Oakland (off Tim Hudson). 1999 Became the first left-handed batter in Cleveland history to hit 30 home runs in four straight seasons ... set a club record with 127 walks, surpassing his own record set in 1996 (123) ... led the AL in walks and strikeouts (171), the first player to do so since New York's Mickey Mantle in 1958 ... ranked among the AL leaders in walks (1st), grand slams (1st, 3), intentional walks (T5th, 13) and on-base percentage (6th, .426) ... made 109 starts at first base and 34 at designated hitter ... posted a .994 (6 ER/1,019) fielding percentage, fourth-best among AL first baseman ... hit .331 with runners in scoring position ... served a three-game suspension on 5/5-7 after charging Boston's Rheal Cormier on 4/23 ... hit a 511-foot home run on 7/3 vs. Kansas City, the longest home run in Jacobs Field history. 1998 Was limited to just 123 games after breaking his fifth metacarpal bone in his right hand (non-displaced fracture) on 8/7 ... ranked among AL leaders in on-base percentage (3rd, .413), walks (4th, 90), slugging percentage (T7th, .584), and home-run ratio (8th, 14.7 AB) despite missing six weeks due to injury ... ranked in the top 10 of nine offensive categories at the time of the injury ... still received one 10th place vote in the AL MVP balloting ... was named to his second consecutive AL All-Star Team (first election) ... finished second to Ken Griffey Jr. in the Home Run Derby at Coors Field ... hit safely in a career-high 16 straight games from 5/25-6/10 (.349, 22-63) ... hit two home runs on 6/19 vs. the Yankees and 6/25 vs. St. Louis ... suffered a broken right hand on 8/7 at Tampa Bay after being hit by a Wilson Alvarez pitch ... was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 8/8 ... was activated on 9/16 and homered in his first plate appearance vs. Minnesota. 1997 Moved from third base to first base following the acquisition of Matt Williams ... had made 492 career appearances at third prior to the season ... finished sixth in the AL MVP voting with 89 points after hitting .286 with 40 home runs and 102 RBI ... was named to his first All-Star Team, going 0-1 as a pinch-hitter ... was named to the squad after elected starter, David Justice, withdrew due to injury ... became the first Cleveland player to hit at least 40 home runs and draw at least 40 walks and record 100 base on balls in consecutive seasons ... also was the first left-hander since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski in 1970 to collect at least 40 home runs, 100 RBI, 100 runs and 100 walks ... the 40 home runs were the most by an Indians player since Hal Trosky's club-record in 1936 (42) ... ranked among AL leaders in walks (1st), home-run ratio (2nd, 12.4 AB) and on-base percentage (3rd, .423), home runs (T4th) and slugging percentage (5th, .579) ... was the first Cleveland player to lead the league in walks since Rocky Colavito in 1965 ... 36 of his 40 home runs came off right-handers ... totaled eight home runs and 18 RBI in 12 games vs. the White Sox ... compiled a .993 fielding percentage (10 E/1,338 TC) in his first 145 career games at first base, sixth-highest in the AL ... hit his 100th career home run on 5/14 at Texas (off Bobby Witt) ... hit his second grand slam on 5/17 at Toronto. 1996 Eclipsed the 30-home run and 100-RBI plateau for the first time in his career ... was selected to his second straight Sporting News postseason All-Star Team and garnered his first Silver Slugger award as a third baseman ... his 38 home runs marked a Cleveland record by a third baseman and became just the second Indian ever to record 30 home runs, 100 RBI, 100 runs and 100 walks (also Al Rosen in 1950) ... also joined Rosen and George Brett (1985) as the only three third baseman since 1953 to accomplish the feat ... walked 123 times, breaking Mike Hargrove's club record of 111 set in 1980 ... ranked among AL leaders in walks (2nd), on-base percentage (4th, .450), runs (7th, 122), slugging percentage (8th, .612) and home runs (T11th) ... led the club with five triples ... batted .339 with 31 home runs off right-handers and .250 with seven homers off lefties ... hit two home runs, including his first grand slam (off Gregg Olson) and collected six RBI on 8/18 vs. Detroit ... batted .407 (37-91) with a league-leading 11 home runs and 32 RBI in August. 1995 Hit a career best .314 with 25 home runs in his first full season in the majors ... his 25 homers were the second-most among AL third baseman (Gary Gaetti, 35) ... named to The Sporting News AL All-Star Team ... ranked third in the AL in on-base percentage (.438), fifth in walks (97) and tied for ninth in average ... hit .327 with 22 home runs off righties and .275 with three homers off southpaws ... hit at least .300 in five consecutive months from May thru August ... produced a 13-game hitting streak from 5/5-21 (.315, 17-54) ... homered in back-to-back-to-back games vs. the White Sox on 5/30-6/1. 1994 Led all AL third baseman with 20 home runs ... also finished 10th in the league in home run-ratio (16.1 AB) ... 41 of 86 hits went for extra bases ... batted .304 with 18 home runs vs. right-handers and .167 with two homers vs. lefties ... hit three home runs on 7/22 vs. the White Sox. 1993 Played in 47 games after spending the most of the season at Class AAA Charlotte ... was recalled from Charlotte on 8/13 vs. Texas and homered off Craig Lefferts ... hit .328 (21-64) from 8/13-9/1. 1992 Hit .205 (24-117) with two home runs and 12 RBI in 40 games with Cleveland ... began the season on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right wrist ... was reinstated from the DL on 5/18 and appeared in two games before suffering a strained right shoulder and returned to the disabled list on 5/20 ... was recalled on 6/25 ... reached base safely in eight of his last 10 games before being optioned to Class AAA Colorado Springs on 8/21. 1991 Was recalled by Cleveland on 9/4 and made his major-league debut that night at Minnesota ... was 2-4 with an RBI in his debut ... singled off Tom Edens for his first major-league hit ... hit first home run on 10/4 at the Yankees (off Steve Farr), a two-run shot that landed in the right-field upper deck of Yankee Stadium ... was named the Best Hitting Prospect in the AL by Upper Deck and Baseball America following the season. 1990 Split the season between Class A Burlington and Class A Kinston, combining to hit .340, and was tabbed as the Indians Minor League Player of the Year ... cited by Baseball America as the Appalachian League's No. 1 Prospect ... played in the APPY All-Star Game ... tied for third in the APPY in home runs (12). 1989 Appeared in 35 games with the Gulf Coast League Indians in his first professional season ... was selected in the 13th round of the June free-agent draft.