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Padres Player of the Week: Past and Present: Dave Winfield

Dave Winfield



David Mark Winfield (born October 3, 1951 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American former Major League Baseball player, who is a member of both the Baseball Hall of Fame and the College Baseball Hall of Fame. He is currently Executive Vice President/Senior Advisor of the San Diego Padres and an analyst for the ESPN program Baseball Tonight. Over his 22-year career, he played for six teams: the San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, California Angels, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins, and Cleveland Indians. In 2004, ESPN named him the third-best all-around athlete of all time in any sport.



Outfielder
Born: October 3, 1951 (age 57)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Right

MLB debut
June 19, 1973 for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1995 for the Cleveland Indians

Career statistics
Batting average .283
Hits 3,110
Home runs 465
Runs batted in 1,833

Teams
San Diego Padres (19731980)
New York Yankees (19811990)
California Angels (19901991)
Toronto Blue Jays (1992)
Minnesota Twins (19931994)
Cleveland Indians (1995)

Career highlights and awards
12x All-Star selection (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
World Series champion (1992)
7x Gold Glove Award winner (1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987)
6x Silver Slugger Award winner (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992)
1990 AL Comeback Player of the Year
1992 Babe Ruth Award
1992 Branch Rickey Award
1994 Roberto Clemente Award
San Diego Padres #31 retired

Member of the National
Baseball Hall of Fame
Induction 2001
Vote 84.5% (first ballot)




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