Toby Jason Hall...wife's name is Karra...has two children: Tayden and Kendall...along with his wife, has
formed the Toby Hall Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists numerous programs in the Tampa Bay-area...was twice his
club's Roberto Clemente Award nominee while with Tampa Bay...through various charitable efforts, has done work and/or made
donations to assist Ronald McDonald House, National Down Syndrome Society, and the ALS Association.2009Missed the entire season following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder during spring training...signed a minor
league deal with the Houston organization on Jan. 14, 2009, and was in major league camp with the Astros...his deal was voided on
Feb. 24 after Hall and Houston officials agreed that the pre-existing injury required surgery.2008Started 36 games in his second season with the White Sox, as club
was 22-14 in those games...batted .267 (32-120) in his 41 total contests...
hit .377 (20-53) against left-handed pitchers...did not start consecutive
games all year...was 1-for-4 as a pinch-hitter with an RBI...last big
league game was Sept. 21 at Kansas City...was on the Sox' postseason
roster, but did not appear in the ALDS loss to Tampa Bay...was just 3-for-
46 (6.5%) in throwing out attempted base stealers.2007Appeared in just 38 games in his first season with the White Sox after suffering a right shoulder injury
during spring training ... his 38 games were down from his 2006 total (85) ... collected just three RBI, the fewest
among all major-league players with at least 100 at-bats, and the lowest RBI total in the American League since
the Angels' Trent Durrington in 1999 (two) ... did not hit a home run for the first time in his career ... batted .288
(15-52) vs. left-handers, compared to .141 (9-64) vs. righties ... made 35 starts (Sox went 13-22) ... Sox pitchers
compiled a 6.12 ERA (199 ER/292.2 IP) when he was behind the plate ... threw out 10.3 percent (3-29) of
attempted basestealers ... was 3-23 (.130) with runners in scoring position ... hit .421 (8-19) vs. Detroit, but was
just 2-35 (.057) against the rest of the AL Central ... started consecutive games on two occasions ... was placed
on the 15-day disabled list on 4/1 (retro to 3/26) with a dislocated right shoulder ... suffered the injury diving for
a ball playing first base on 3/25 vs. Texas ... was recalled from his rehabilitation assignment at Class AAA
Charlotte and reinstated from the disabled list on 5/17 ... hit .263 (5-19) with two homers and seven RBI in five
rehabilitation games with the Knights ... made his Sox debut on 5/18 at the Cubs, going 2-3 with a double and
a run scored ... also committed two errors and was charged with a passed ball ... went 2-4 on 7/15 at Baltimore,
his first multihit game since 5/18 at the Cubs ... left on 7/24-2 vs. Detroit with a mild concussion ... went 66 atbats
before drawing his first walk on 8/3 at Detroit ... his RBI on 9/16 vs. the Angels was his first since 7/4.2006Combined to hit .259 (72-278) with 17 doubles, eight home
runs and 31 RBI in 85 games between Tampa Bay and the Dodgers ...
was traded by the Devil Rays with pitcher Mark Hendrickson and cash
to the Dodgers on 6/27 in exchange for pitcher Jae Seo, catcher Dioner
Navarro and a player to be named later (outfielder Justin Ruggiano) ...
appeared in 82 games as catcher, two at first base and one at third ...
threw out 22.2 percent (12-54) of attempted basestealers between the
two teams ... hit .292 (21-72) vs. left-handers, including going 7-16
(.438) vs. lefties with the Dodgers ... struck out just once every 13.36
plate appearances, the seventh-best mark in baseball (min. 275 PA) ...
began the season with Tampa Bay and batted .231 (51-221) with eight home runs and 23 RBI in 64 games prior
to the trade ... made his club-record fifth consecutive Opening Day start ... hit his first home run on 4/10 vs. Baltimore,
ending a string of 298 homerless at-bats (89 games) ... hit .357 (25-70) in April, the second-best April mark in Tampa
Bay history (.368, Rocco Baldelli in 2003), but just .176 (26-148) over his final 44 games with the Rays ... made his
first career appearance at third base on 5/4 vs. the Yankees ... batted .368 (21-57) in 21 games with the Dodgers
... went 3-5 with three RBI on 7/8 vs. San Francisco, his second start with the Dodgers ... was 7-16 (.438) in August
and 14-33 (.424) over his final 13 games ... Sox acquisition was recommended by Dave Yoakum and Bill Scherrer.2005Established career highs in average (.287), hits (124) and games played (135) in his third full season with
Tampa Bay ... ranked fifth among major-league catchers in average, trailing Cleveland's Victor Martinez (.305), the
Angels Bengie Molina (.295), Minnesota's Joe Mauer (.294) and San Diego's Ramon Hernandez (.290) ... also
finished fourth among backstops in games played (135) ... batted .307 (63-205) after the All-Star Break, secondbest
among catchers (.380, Martinez) ... threw out 37.8 (28-74) percent of attempted basestealers, third-best in the
majors (minimum 100 games) ... was charged with eight passed balls ... hit a team-leading .312 (61-190) with
runners on base ... made his fourth straight Opening Day start for Tampa Bay ... batted .344 (42-122) from 4/16-
6/7, raising his average from .209 to .318 ... compiled a career-high 11-game hitting streak from 4/26-5/10 ... hit
the 1,000th home run in Devil Rays history on 6/7 at Cincinnati ... did not homer after 6/7 ... matched his career high
with four hits on 8/27 vs. the Angels (third time) ... made his first appearance at first base on 7/15 at Toronto ... was
named the Devil Rays Roberto Clemente Award recipient for the second consecutive season.2004Hit .255 with 21 doubles, eight home runs and a career-high 60 RBI in 119 games with Tampa Bay ...
ranked sixth among American League catchers in RBI ... hit .294 (30-102) vs. left-handers and .242 (73-302) vs.
righties ... batted .287 (60-209) in the first half, but .221 (43-195) after the All-Star Break ... threw out 27.9 percent
(17-61) of attempted basestealers, tied for fourth-best in the AL ... struck out once every 10.8 plate appearances,
which would have been the fourth-best ratio in the AL had he qualified (58 PA shy) ... made his third straight Opening
Day start for the Devil Rays ... went 3-4 with three RBI on 3/30 vs. the Yankees on Opening Day in Japan ... hit his
first career grand slam on 8/4 vs. Boston (off Bronson Arroyo) ... was Tampa Bay's Roberto Clemente Award
recipient.2003Set career bests with 12 home runs, 50 runs scored and 176 total bases in his first full season with Tampa
Bay ... led major-league catchers by throwing out a franchise-record 41.3 (31-75) percent of attempted basestealers
... nine of his 12 homers came against right-handers ... threw out Carlos Beltran on 8/1 at Kansas City, ending his
string of 28 consecutive steals ... hit a game-winning home run on 8/29 at Seattle.2002Batted .258 with 19 doubles, six home runs and 42 RBI in 85 games ... went 72-265 (.272) vs. righthanders,
compared to 13-65 (.200) vs. lefties ... hit .322 (28-87) with runners in scoring position and .309 (51-165)
after the All-Star Break ... tied a club record by throwing out three baserunners on 7/13 vs. Seattle.2001Spent the majority of the season at Class AAA Durham, but was recalled on 7/26 and batted .298 (56-188)
in 49 games ... finished third among AL rookies in average (min. 100 AB), behind Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki (.250) and
the Angels' Shawn Wooten (.312) ... the .298 average after the break ranked third on the club ... hit safely in 39 of
46 starts.2000Was 2-12 (.167) in four games in his first season with Tampa Bay ... his contract was purchased from
Durham on 9/11 ... made his major-league debut on 9/15 vs. Oakland (0-2) ... recorded his first hit (single) and home
run (off Frank Castillo) on 9/22 at Toronto ... Combined to hit .327 (149-455) in 115 games between Class AA Orlando and Durham ... began the season with Orlando and hit .343 (93-271) with nine home runs and 50 RBI in 68 games ... ranked second in the Southern League in average and hits at the time of his promotion on 6/30 ... batted .304 (56-184) in 47 games with
the Bulls ... went 11-22 (.500) with two homers and eight RBI in the IL playoffs ... was a non-roster invitee to spring
training.1999Batted .278 (107-385) with 13 home runs and 70 RBI in 102 games between Orlando and Class A St.
Petersburg ... was the second-hardest to strike out among all minor leaguers (19 SO/385 AB) ... led Orlando to the
SL championship, hitting .536 (15-28) with seven RBI in the postseason ... was a non-roster invitee to spring training.1998Named to the South Atlantic League All-Star Team after hitting .321 (121-377) with six homers and 50 RBI in 105 games ... ranked second in the Tampa Bay farm system and fourth in the SAL in average.