Marlon Ordell Anderson...wife's name is Shadia...couple has two daughters, Zoe and Hannah and one son, Caleb...played
collegiately at the University of South Alabama (USA alums include Luis Gonzalez, Jon Lieber, Mike Mordecai, Lance
Johnson, and Juan Pierre)...attended the Los Angeles Sports Council annual awards ceremony in Los Angeles in January
and represented his teammates as one of the four players who hit consecutive home runs on Sept. 18, 2006, which was
rated as the best Dodger moment in 2006...took part in the Players' Trust Grant Presentation in New Orleans, LA on Feb. 12,
2007 where the Trust awarded $1 million to Volunteers of America to assist rebuilding efforts...led the Sun Belt Conference in
hits (89) and doubles (18) and was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year and Baseball America's College All-
American first team in 1995...graduated from Prattville (AL) High School...played baseball and football in high school.2007Finished tied for fourth in majors with 14 pinch-hits, second with 14 pinch-hit RBI and sixth with a .311 (14-45) batting average as
a pinch-hitter...Went 14-37 (.378) with six doubles, two home runs and 15 RBI over his last 26 games...Had 10 hits in his last 21 pinch-hit at-bats (.476) with four doubles, a home run, a sacrifice fly and 12 RBI...Also had 11 hits in his
last 23 pinch-hit at-bats (.478)...Had eight RBI in his last 14 contests, 15 RBI in his last 22 games and 22 RBI in his last 31 games...Stroked a three-run pinch-hit double in the ninth inning on September 20th at Florida to give New York a 6-4 lead...Since 2004, has 64 pinch-hits, which is third in the majors...Los Angeles' Mark Sweeney is first with 66 hits...Houston's Orlando
Palmeiro is second with 65...Marlon has a .302 average (64-212) with five home runs and 34 RBI as a pinch-hitter in that span...Cracked a three-run pinch-hit home run on August 23rd vs. San Diego (Cla Meredith)...It was his eighth career pinch-hit home run...Delivered the game-tying RBI in the ninth inning off Trevor Hoffman and later scored the winning run in New York's 7-6 win over
San Diego on August 21st...Activated from the Bereavement List on August 14th...Was placed on the Bereavement List on August 10th due to the death of his
grandmother...Hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, August 1st at Milwaukee (Claudio Vargas), to put the Mets ahead,
7-5...That home run would be the game-winner as the Mets would go on to win the game, 8-5...Had his contract selected from New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on July 19th...Was 4-23 (.174) with a run scored, a
double, a triple, and an RBI in six games with the Zephyrs...Joined New Orleans on July 12th after being released by the Dodgers on July 9th...Was on the 15-Day Disabled List from May 6th-June 18th, with soreness in his right elbow...Underwent surgery on May 11th to remove bone chips and scar tissue.1995
Playing for Batavia of the Single-A New York-Penn League, hit .295 with 22 stolen bases in pro debut
Ranked among NY-P League leaders in runs (2nd with 52) and hits (4th with 92)
Following the season, was named to the NY-P League All-Star team.
Swiped 43 bases in first full professional season...led Philadelphia minor league system with 156 hits
Began season with Clearwater of the Single-A Florida State League...ranked among FSL leaders in stolen-base percentage
Posted a 23-game hitting streak from April 26-May 18
Promoted to Double-A Reading on June 10...following season, on Nov. 8, underwent arthroscopic surgery on right elbow
Posted then-career highs with 10 home runs and 62 RBI in 137 games with Reading of the Double-A Eastern League
Paced the EL with a Reading club-record 553 at-bats...ranked among EL leaders in stolen bases (4th with 27) and hits
(5th with 147).
Batted .326 in 17 September contests for
Made his big league debut on Sept. 8 vs.
New York (NL) and hit a pinch-homer off
Mel Rojas...became just the sixth National
Leaguer to hit a pinch-hit homer in first MLB
at-bat...was the first Phillie to turn the pinchhomer-
in-MLB-debut trick since Ed Sanicki
on Sept. 14, 1949
Started nine games for the Phillies at
Prior to first big league promotion, hit .306 with 32
doubles, 14 triples, 16 home runs and 86 RBI in 137
International League contests with Scranton/W-B
Won the Paul Owens Award, emblematic of the top
player in the Phillies' Minor League system...was also
named Scranton Wilkes-Barre's Most Valuable Player
and International League Rookie of the Year
Led the IL in hits and triples and ranked second in runs
Set Scranton club records for hits (176), runs (104),
singles (114), triples (16), extra-base hits (62) and total
bases (284)...established club mark with four stolen
bases on May 14 at Louisville
Participated in the Arizona Fall League...earned AFL
postseason MVP honors.
Started 121 games for Philadelphia in first complete big league season
His 54 RBI were the most recorded by a
Philadelphia second baseman since Tommy
Herr notched 30 in 1990
Was successful on 13 of 15 stolen-base
Tallied a career-high five hits, including a
homer off 3B Gary Gaetti on July 3 vs. Chicago
(NL)...posted a pair of 10-game hitting streaks
from May 1-16 and July 20-July 31
Spent first four months of the season with Triple-A Scranton/W-B of the International League...hit .305 with 24 stolen bases
in 103 IL contests before being recalled on Aug. 6...hit .228 in 41 games for Philadelphia upon being recalled
Doubled twice and posted three RBI on Sept. 19 vs. Pittsburgh...despite abbreviated minor league stint, ranked fifth in the
IL in triples (8)
In his best big league season, posted career highs in batting (.293), on-base percentage (.337), doubles (30), home runs
(11) and games (147)
Batted .327 (33-for-101) against left-handed pitchers...hit over .300 in June (.317), July (.317) and August (.353)...batted
.320 after the All-Star break
Posted three home runs and nine RBI in a five-game span from April 24-28...matched career high with five hits, including a
career-best three doubles on Oct. 6 at Cincinnati
Legged out 30 doubles for the second consecutive season in final campaign with Phialdelphia
Made a career-high 140 starts at second base
Notched five hits in a single game for the third time in his career on May 17 at Arizona
Had a 10-game hitting streak from April 11-23
2006Began the year with Washington, where he batted .274 with five homers and 23 RBI in 109 games...Was acquired by the Dodgers with cash considerations on Aug. 31 in exchange for minor league right-hander Jhonny Nuñez...After joining the Dodgers, batted .375 (24-for-64) with seven homers and 15 RBI in 25 games, taking over the
starting left field job in the final weeks of the season...earned the Dodgers' 3-Day Blinds Player of the Month Award in September...Since 2004 has 50 pinch-hits which is tied for the Major League lead with Orlando Palmeiro...has 15 pinch-
hits in 2006 (including three with the Dodgers) which was tied for fifth in the National League...Led the NL and was third in the Majors with a .400 average (22-for-55) when batting in close and late situations...On Sept. 18, hit the Dodgers' fourth consecutive homer in the ninth inning and second consecutive off Trevor
Hoffman, tying a Major League record...his homer tied the game, 9-9 after the Dodgers entered the inning trailing 9-5...the team hit four consecutive solo homers - Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin and Anderson...in the game, tied his career high with five hits on Sept. 18 vs. SD, including two home runs...he also tallied 13
total bases, the most by a Dodger since Shawn Green set the MLB record with 19 on May 23, 2002...Batted .310 vs. right-handers, including a .404 mark against righties while with the Dodgers (21-for-52)...Appeared at first base (two games), second base (33 games), left field (15 games), right field (11 games) and center field (seven games)...Batted .323 with eight homers and 25 RBI during the second half of the season...From May 1 through the end of the season, batted .315 with 12 homers and 38 RBI...The Dodgers were 11-3 when he started in left field...Appeared in three games in the NLDS vs. New York, going 4-for-13 (.308) with an RBI and a double...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on Oct. 10 on his right elbow to remove bone chips...the surgery was performed by Dr.
Lewis Yocum and Dr. Ralph Gambardella.2005The player who signed with the Mets expressly for an opportunity to play for
Willie Randolph prospered in his multifaceted role Randolph created, emerging
as a late-inning, off-the-bench force and occasional starter at first and second
base and in left field. Anderson batted .321 as a pinch-hitter. His 18
pinch-hits equaled the third-highest total in the Major Leagues. Only one of his
seven home runs -- an inside-the-park homer that tied the score in the ninth
inning -- came as a pinch-hitter. A potential free agent, he is likely to
return.2004In his first year with the Cardinals, Anderson saw action mainly at second base and in the outfield, but also played two games at first. He was the team's top pinch-hitter, finishing the year with a .333 pinch-hit average. He tied for the NL lead with 17 pinch-hits and ranked sixth with 10 pinch-RBIs.2003
Played 145 games (120 starts) for Tampa Bay and collected a career-high 67 RBI.
Batted .270 overall and his .341 average with runners in scoring position ranked eighth in the American League.
Was successful in 19 of 22 stolen base attempts (86%) - second-best ratio in the A.L.
Compiled a career-best 11-game hitting streak, 4/13-26.
Broke up Roger Clemensb no-hit bid on 6/18 at NYY with a one-out single in the eighth inning.
Belted his first career grand slam 6/24 vs. NYY (off Al Reyes) in a 10-9 loss. Had a career-high five RBI in the game and drove in or scored seven of the teambs nine runs.