Jeff DaVanon #30

  • RF
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 0"/200

Jeff DaVanon MLB Career Stats

.259 33 150 59 .749

Jeff DaVanon Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Graham DaVanon
  • Born: 12/8/1973 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 1995, Oakland Athletics, 26th rd. (708th overall)
  • College: San Diego State
  • Debut: September 7, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2007
  • Relationship(s): son of Jerry Davanon
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MLB Career Stats 1288 205 333 33 150 59 .259 .349 .749


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TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
1999 Midland TEX

Jeff DaVanon Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2003 17 17th in AL
2004 18 17th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2004 4 22nd in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2003 5 24th in AL
2005 6 16th in AL

Jeffrey Graham DaVanon Bio Info

Jeffrey Graham DaVanon...Supported the "Stop Red Light Running Campaign" in 2003...Instructs at Angels Youth Baseball Clinics and Angels Gene Autry RBI League...Also speaks at Angels School Assemblies...Son of former Angel (1973) and major league infielder Jerry DaVanon...Graduated from Bellaire High School (TX) in 1992, playing baseball in 1991 and 1992 and earning All-District first team honors as second baseman both years...Team was ranked No. 1 in nation by Baseball America...Played at San Diego State University for three seasons (1993-95)...Started games at second base, outfield and designated hitter...Posted .332 (193/582) career average...Named Aztecs' Most Valuable Offensive Player and Most Improved in 1994...Signed by Oakland scout Ed Crosby. 2007 Was signed by the A's to a minor league contract in August after he was released by Arizona and ended up batting .238 with five RBI in 26 games with Oakland...began the season on the Diamondbacks disabled list as he was recovering from ankle surgery and hit .154 with one RBI in 13 games with Arizona before his release...combined for a .213 batting average, no home runs and six RBI in 39 games at the Major League level...the switchhitter batted .429 (6 for 14) against left-handed pitching and .173 (13 for 75) against right-handers...has a .268 (49 for 183) career average against south paws and .257 (284 for 1105) against righties...his average slipped to .190 with runners in scoring position and he was 1 for 10 with a walk and one RBI with the bases loaded...hit .276 against a pitcher the first time he saw him in a game and .097 after that...appeared in 23 games (14 starts) in center field, eight games (five starts) in right field and three games (one start) in left field...was also 1 for 5 with a walk and three strikeouts as a pinch hitter...signed by the A's organization to a minor league contract on August 10 and went 9 for 28 (.321) with a home run, two RBI and seven walks in seven games with Triple-A Sacramento before he was selected by Oakland on August 17 when Mark Kotsay went on the DL...started 10 consecutive games in center field from August 18 to 29 but made just five starts (four in center field, one in left field) over the final 27 games...did not commit an error in 25 games in the outfield...had multiple hit games in each of his first two starts on August 18 and 19 against Kansas City and hit .300 with three RBI over his first eight games with the A's...then batted .182 with two RBI over his final 18 contests with Oakland...opened the season on the Diamondbacks disabled list as he was recovering from surgery on his left ankle that ended his 2006 season early...was transferred to the 60-day DL on May 16...began a rehab assignment at Single-A Visalia on June 28 and went 14 for 42 (.333) with five doubles, one triple, one home run, five RBI and 10 walks in 12 games with the Oaks...was transferred to Triple-A Tucson on July 12 and hit .333 (5 for 15) with one walk in five games before he was reinstated from the disabled list on July 17...started three of the Diamondbacks first four games in right field after his return and made five starts total for Arizona, all in right field...went 2 for 9 (.222) over his first three games and 2 for 17 (.118) over his next 10 games...was released on August 3. 2006 DaVanon, the team's fourth outfielder for much of the season, hit .290 with five home runs and 35 RBIs in 221 at-bats. His season ended early after he underwent ankle surgery on Sept. 6 to repair a split ligament in his left ankle, which he injured while sliding into second base in early August. He underwent a separate surgery on his right shoulder to remove a small cyst. 2005 Limited to 10 starts from Aug. 1 - end of season...Made 44 starts before ASB and hit .250 (41/164) before break - .180 (11/61) after ASB...Batted .393 (11/28) vs. LHP - .208 (41/197) vs. RHP...6 of 14 RBI on season gave Angels lead (5 GW RBI)...Tallied 39 walks in just 94 games with an AB...HR July 8 vs. Seattle was just fifth of career right-handed (23 LH HRs)...Suffered fractured nose attempting to catch fly ball (ball caromed off wall), June 8 at Atlanta, but did not go on DL. 2004 Began 10th professional season and 5th full season in Angels' organization...Became fourth player in club history (5th time) to hit for the cycle, Aug. 25 vs. Kansas City, first Angel since Dave Winfield (6-24-91 at KC)...One of six to accomplish the feat in 2004 and 15th switch-hitter in ML history...Also tied career-best with four RBI (4th time) in the contest...Hit .298 (50/168) before the All-Star break and .248 (29/117) after...Hit .390 in August (16/41)...Activated from 15-day DL, Aug. 10 (lower back spasms)...Posted career-high 18 stolen bases and four triples...Tallied 18 infield hits...All seven HRs came as left-handed batter...Had career-best 10-game hit streak, May 23 - June 5...Hit safely in 51 of his 71 starts...Was on tail end of three consecutive HRs in third inning, May 24 at Toronto (Guerrero, Guillen) - 7th time in club history there has been back-to-back-to-back HRs...Was also involved last time Angels' connected for three home runs in an inning (June 3, 2003 in Puerto Rico - DaVanon, Salmon, Glaus - 1st inn.)...Made made starts at all three outfield positions...2004 Post-Season...Started all three games of ALDS vs. Boston as left fielder in his ML post-season debut...Went 2-for-4 in Game 2 and hit .200 (2/10) with one run scored in the series. 2003 Made 83 starts with Anaheim in 2003 (made a total of 37 starts with Angels from 1999-2002)...Posted career-best numbers in all offensive categories, batting .282 (93/330) with 56 runs, 16 doubles, one triple, 12 home runs, 43 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 123 games...Was Angels' top pinch-hitter batting .375 (6/16) with six RBI...His 17 stolen bases trailed only Adam Kennedy on club (22)...Began season at triple-A Salt Lake, hitting .300 (18/60) with two home runs and 14 RBI in 16 games for Stingers before recall April 22nd for remainder of season...With Anaheim, batted .344 (54/157) with 10 home runs and 28 RBI before All-Star Break...Eight of his 12 HRs came in June...10 of 12 HRs came batting left-handed...One of four Angels with double-digit HRs at the break...Posted third consecutive multiple home run game, June 4 at Montreal (in San Juan, PR)...Became fourth player in ML history to accomplish feat, joining Lee May (Cincinnati, May 24, 25 & 28, 1969), Frank Thomas (New York Mets, Aug. 1-3, 1962) and Gus Zernial (Philadelphia A's, May 13, 15 & 16, 1951)...Owned just nine career ML HR before the feat...Also homered from both sides of plate in two straight games joining Ken Caminiti (San Diego, 1995) and Eddie Murray (Baltimore, 1987) as only ML players to do so...Was one of just five players in ML to homer from each side of the plate in the same game in 2003...Six home runs in three games tied AL record (one shy of ML record), joining Tony Lazzeri (1936 New York Yankees), Gus Zernial (1951 Philadelphia Athletics), Manny Ramirez (1998 Indians) and Alex Rodriguez (2002 Rangers)...Posted two home runs, June 3 at Montreal and June 1 at Tampa Bay, becoming third Angel to post multiple HRs in consecutive games (Leon Wagner in 1963 & Joe Rudi in 1977)...Set career high in hits (4) and equaled personal best in RBI (4, second time), June 1 at Tampa Bay...Connected for first HR of season, April 27 vs. Boston, a solo home run off Pedro Martinez, the first HR he allowed on the season...Struggled in second half batting .225 (39/173) with two home runs and 15 RBI...Two-run pinch-hit single in 7th inning of Game 1, Sept. 6 vs. Kansas City proved to be game-winner...Batted .333 (27/81) with RISP...Started in leadoff spot nine times, hitting safely in all nine of those starts (.444, 16/36, 8 R, 3 HR, 8 RBI)...Owned two season-best six-game hit streaks. 2002 Began eighth professional season on Anaheim's Opening Day roster...Marked first Opening Day Major League assignment of career...Appeared in 16 games with Angels, batting .167 (5/30) with three runs scored, three doubles, one home run, four RBI and one stolen base...Collected first career pinch-hit home run (3-run off Chad Poronto) and career-best four RBI, April 30 at Cleveland...Made 10 appearances (four starts) in outfield, posting 1.000 fielding percentage (13 total chances)...Optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake, May 1...Batted .330 (33/100) with 21 runs scored, 10 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 18 RBI and five stolen bases in 25 games with Stingers...Hit safely in first eight games played, May 3-10...Also hit in seven contests in a row, May 12-20...Scored a run in 10 straight contests, May 4-13...Homered in three straight games, May 8-10 at Colorado Springs...Hit .304 at home. .364 on road, .192 right-handed, .378 left-handed and .390 with runners on base...Placed on disabled list, May 25-Aug. 29, due to stiffness lower back...Made rehabilitation appearance at rookie Mesa, batting .667 (10/15) in five games. 2001 Had contract selected by Anaheim, June 1 (optioned June 26)...Also recalled July 1 (optioned July 21) and Aug. 14...In three stints with Angels, posted .193 average (17/88) with seven runs scored, two doubles, one triple, five home runs and nine RBI in 40 games (25 starts)...Registered career-best six-game hit streak, June 9-17, batting .444 (8/18) with four RBI...Hit first home run of season (and second of career, June 1 vs. Kansas City (on day his contract was selected)...Also homered, Aug. 24 vs. New York, in first at-bat after Aug. 14 recall...Hit home runs on consecutive days, July 6-7 at Colorado...Committed one error in 49 chances (.980) in outo, eld, posting 45 putouts and three assists. 2000 In 2000, missed entire season after suffering torn left labrum in Spring Trainingb&Underwent shoulder surgery, March 17 at UCI Medical Center (performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum)...Placed on 15-day disabled list, March 20 and transferred to 60-day D.L., April 28. 1999 In 1999, contract purchased by Anaheim, Sept. 7, posting .200 average (4/20) with four runs scored, one triple, one home run and four RBI in seven games...Made major league debut, Sept. 7 vs. Chicago, appearing as right fielder in eighth inning...Walked in only plate appearance and scored a run...Made first Major League start, Sept. 11 at Minnesota (in right field), going 0-for-3 (1 BB, 3 SO, 1 CS)...Collected first major league RBI (on groundout), Sept. 16 at Kansas City...Drove in two runs with triple, Oct. 2 vs. Texas, for first multi-RBI game...Registered first Major League hit (single to center off Esteban Loaiza) and first Major League home run (leadoff off Mike Morgan, 9th inning), Oct. 1 vs. Texas...Home run (on 1-0 count) was game-winner (7-6).