Gary Sheffield Stats

Gary Sheffield was born on Monday, November 18, 1968, in Tampa, Florida. Sheffield was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1988, with the Milwaukee Brewers. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Gary Sheffield baseball stats page.

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Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield Autograph on a 1989 Topps (#343)

Gary Sheffield Autograph on a 1989 Topps (#343)

Birth Name:
Gary Antonian Sheffield ( Twitter : @garysheffield )
Nickname:
Sheff
Born On:
11-18-1968  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Tampa, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Hillsborough High School (Tampa, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
09-03-1988 (Age 19)
Last Game:
09-30-2009
Draft:
1986 : 1st Round (6th)

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Gary Sheffield Pitching Stats

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Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield Hitting Stats

1988 20 Brewers 24 80 12 19 1 0 4 0 12 7 0 7 1 1 0 5 .238 .295 .400
1989 21 Brewers 95 368 34 91 18 0 5 0 32 27 0 33 3 3 4 4 .247 .303 .337
1990 22 Brewers 125 487 67 143 30 1 10 0 67 44 1 41 4 9 3 11 .294 .350 .421
1991 23 Brewers 50 175 25 34 12 2 2 0 22 19 1 15 1 5 3 3 .194 .277 .320
1992 24 Padres 146 557 87 184 34 3 33 2 100 48 5 40 0 7 6 19 .330 .385 .580
1993 25 Padres 68 258 34 76 12 2 10 0 36 18 0 30 0 3 3 9 .295 .344 .473
1993 25 Marlins 72 236 33 69 8 3 10 0 37 29 6 34 0 4 6 2 .292 .378 .479
1994 26 Marlins 87 322 61 89 16 1 27 0 78 51 11 50 0 5 6 10 .276 .380 .584
1995 27 Marlins 63 213 46 69 8 0 16 1 46 55 8 45 0 2 4 3 .324 .467 .587
1996 28 Marlins 161 519 118 163 33 1 42 0 120 142 19 66 0 6 10 16 .314 .465 .624
1997 29 Marlins 135 444 86 111 22 1 21 2 71 121 11 79 0 2 15 7 .250 .424 .446
1998 30 Marlins 40 136 21 37 11 1 6 0 28 26 1 16 0 2 2 3 .272 .392 .500
1998 30 Dodgers 90 301 52 95 16 1 16 0 57 69 11 30 0 7 6 4 .316 .444 .535
1999 31 Dodgers 152 549 103 165 20 0 34 1 101 101 4 64 0 9 4 10 .301 .407 .523
2000 32 Dodgers 141 501 105 163 24 3 43 1 109 101 7 71 0 6 4 13 .325 .438 .643
2001 33 Dodgers 143 515 98 160 28 2 36 0 100 94 13 67 0 5 4 12 .311 .417 .583
2002 34 Braves 135 492 82 151 26 0 25 1 84 72 2 53 0 4 11 16 .307 .404 .512
2003 35 Braves 155 576 126 190 37 2 39 1 132 86 6 55 0 8 8 16 .330 .419 .604
2004 36 Yankees 154 573 117 166 30 1 36 0 121 92 7 83 0 8 11 16 .290 .393 .534
2005 37 Yankees 154 584 104 170 27 0 34 2 123 78 7 76 0 5 8 11 .291 .379 .512
2006 38 Yankees 39 151 22 45 5 0 6 0 25 13 2 16 0 1 1 6 .298 .355 .450
2007 39 Tigers 133 494 107 131 20 1 25 1 75 84 2 71 0 6 9 10 .265 .378 .462
2008 40 Tigers 114 418 52 94 16 0 19 1 57 58 3 83 0 1 5 19 .225 .326 .400
2009 41 Mets 100 268 44 74 13 2 10 0 43 40 3 46 0 2 2 10 .276 .372 .451
22 Years 2,576 9,217 1,636 2,689 467 27 509 13 1,676 1,475 130 1,171 9 111 135 235 .292 .393 .514

Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield Fielding Stats

1988 Brewers SS 24 23 633 90 3.8 87 39 48 3 9 n/a n/a n/a .967 3.71
1989 Brewers 3B 21 21 531 63 3.0 59 15 44 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .937 3.00
1989 Brewers SS 70 70 1,788 291 4.2 279 85 194 12 40 n/a n/a n/a .959 4.21
1990 Brewers 3B 125 125 3,207 377 3.0 352 98 254 25 16 n/a n/a n/a .934 2.96
1991 Brewers 3B 43 43 1,107 102 2.4 94 29 65 8 7 n/a n/a n/a .922 2.29
1992 Padres 3B 144 144 3,741 414 2.9 398 99 299 16 25 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.87
1993 Padres 3B 67 67 1,692 158 2.4 143 41 102 15 11 n/a n/a n/a .905 2.28
1993 Marlins 3B 66 66 1,695 180 2.7 161 38 123 19 4 n/a n/a n/a .894 2.56
1994 Marlins RF 87 86 2,229 166 1.9 161 154 7 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .970 1.95
1995 Marlins LF 3 3 60 4 1.3 2 2 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.90
1995 Marlins RF 59 58 1,530 118 2.0 113 108 5 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.99
1996 Marlins RF 161 160 4,026 251 1.6 245 238 7 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.64
1997 Marlins RF 132 132 3,345 249 1.9 244 230 14 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.97
1998 Marlins RF 37 37 966 72 1.9 71 68 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 1.98
1998 Dodgers RF 89 89 2,328 155 1.7 154 148 6 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .994 1.79
1999 Dodgers LF 146 145 3,674 249 1.7 242 235 7 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.78
2000 Dodgers LF 139 139 3,399 218 1.6 208 203 5 10 0 n/a n/a n/a .954 1.65
2001 Dodgers LF 141 141 3,585 218 1.5 212 195 17 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.60
2001 Dodgers RF 2 0 21 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
2002 Braves RF 127 127 3,306 243 1.9 239 232 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .984 1.95
2003 Braves RF 153 153 3,865 294 1.9 290 283 7 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.03
2004 Yankees 3B 2 0 6 1 0.5 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2004 Yankees RF 136 136 3,536 286 2.1 281 270 11 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.15
2005 Yankees RF 131 130 3,297 247 1.9 244 239 5 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.00
2006 Yankees 1B 9 9 171 60 6.7 59 56 3 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .983 9.32
2006 Yankees RF 21 20 495 41 2.0 40 39 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.18
2007 Tigers LF 7 7 168 13 1.9 13 12 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.09
2007 Tigers RF 7 5 150 13 1.9 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.34
2008 Tigers LF 6 6 141 13 2.2 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.49
2009 Mets LF 46 44 1,074 83 1.8 81 78 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.04
2009 Mets RF 18 18 432 19 1.1 19 18 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.19
RF Totals 1,160 1,151 29,526 2,155 1.9 2,115 2,041 74 40 13 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.93
LF Totals 488 485 12,101 798 1.6 771 738 33 27 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.72
3B Totals 468 466 11,979 1,295 2.8 1,207 320 887 88 67 n/a n/a n/a .932 2.72
SS Totals 94 93 2,421 381 4.1 366 124 242 15 49 n/a n/a n/a .961 4.08
1B Totals 9 9 171 60 6.7 59 56 3 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .983 9.32
22 Years 2,219 2,204 56,198 4,689 2.1 4,518 3,279 1,239 171 134 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.17

Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield Miscellaneous Stats

1988 Brewers 3 1 .750 0 0 0 20.0 11.4 6.7 - - -
1989 Brewers 10 6 .625 0 0 4 73.6 11.2 11.5 - - -
1990 Brewers 25 10 .714 0 0 0 48.7 11.9 7.3 - - -
1991 Brewers 5 5 .500 1 1 5 87.5 11.7 8.0 - - -
1992 Padres 5 6 .455 2 0 n/a 16.9 13.9 5.6 - - -
1993 Padres 5 1 .833 1 0 n/a 25.8 8.6 7.2 - - -
1993 Marlins 12 4 .750 5 1 n/a 23.6 6.9 6.4 - - -
1994 Marlins 12 6 .667 1 0 n/a 11.9 6.4 4.1 - - -
1995 Marlins 19 4 .826 2 0 n/a 13.3 4.7 4.6 - - -
1996 Marlins 16 9 .640 1 0 n/a 12.4 7.9 4.3 - - -
1997 Marlins 11 7 .611 2 0 1 21.1 5.6 6.3 - - -
1998 Marlins 4 2 .667 3 0 0 22.7 8.5 4.9 - - -
1998 Dodgers 18 5 .783 1 0 0 18.8 10.0 5.3 - - -
1999 Dodgers 11 5 .688 4 0 3 16.1 8.6 5.4 - - -
2000 Dodgers 4 6 .400 0 0 2 11.7 7.1 4.6 - - -
2001 Dodgers 10 4 .714 0 0 2 14.3 7.7 5.2 - - -
2002 Braves 12 2 .857 4 0 4 19.7 9.3 5.9 - - -
2003 Braves 18 4 .818 2 0 0 14.8 10.5 4.4 - - -
2004 Yankees 5 6 .455 0 0 18 15.9 6.9 4.7 - - -
2005 Yankees 10 2 .833 1 0 0 17.2 7.7 4.7 - - -
2006 Yankees 5 1 .833 1 0 0 25.2 9.4 6.0 - - -
2007 Tigers 22 5 .815 2 0 0 19.8 7.0 6.6 - - -
2008 Tigers 9 2 .818 2 0 0 22.0 5.0 7.3 - - -
2009 Mets 2 1 .667 32 0 0 26.8 5.8 6.2 - - -
22 Years 253 104 .709 67 2 39 18.1 7.9 5.5 - - -

Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1988 Milwaukee Brewers 1 $85,000.00 - -
1989 Milwaukee Brewers 1 , 11 $90,000.00 - -
1990 Milwaukee Brewers 11 $115,000.00 - -
1991 Milwaukee Brewers 11 $400,000.00 - -
1992 San Diego Padres 10 $750,000.00 Stats -
1993 San Diego Padres 10 $3,110,000.00 - -
1993 Florida Marlins 10 "     " Stats -
1994 Florida Marlins 10 $4,625,000.00 - n/a
1995 Florida Marlins 10 $5,625,000.00 - -
1996 Florida Marlins 10 $6,135,000.00 Stats -
1997 Florida Marlins 10 $6,100,000.00 - Stats
1998 Florida Marlins 10 $14,936,667.00 - -
1998 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 , 10 "     " Stats -
1999 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 $9,956,667.00 Stats -
2000 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 $9,916,667.00 Stats -
2001 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 $9,916,667.00 - -
2002 Atlanta Braves 11 $9,916,667.00 - -
2003 Atlanta Braves 11 $11,000,000.00 Stats -
2004 New York Yankees 11 $12,029,131.00 Stats -
2005 New York Yankees 11 $11,496,689.00 Stats -
2006 New York Yankees 11 $10,756,171.00 - -
2007 Detroit Tigers 3 $10,916,071.00 - -
2008 Detroit Tigers 3 $13,326,306.00 - -
2009 New York Mets 10 $14,000,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Gary Sheffield is only of the few major league ballplayers who played in both a Little League World Series & Major League World Series during his career?

Did you know that when Gary Sheffield joined the 500 Home Runs Club , on April 17, 2009 , he was the first player to reach the milestone with a pinch-hit home run, and the first player whose 500th career homer was the first home run hit with a new team (Sheff had been released by the Detroit Tigers in March 2009, then signed by the New York Mets just twelve days before).

When Gary Sheffield won a batting title in 1992 , with the San Diego Padres , he became the only Friar not named Tony Gwynn to win a batting championship ! Sheff won his first of five Silver Sluggers that year, four while roaming both American and National League outfields, this one at the hot corner - making Sheffield the first Padre to win a Silver Slugger at third base.

Orestes Destrade hit twenty homers with the (inaugural) 1993 Florida Marlins , setting the single season franchise record for home runs. In 1994, Gary Sheffield broke The Big O's record after launching twenty-seven homers. Two years later (in 1996), Sheff crushed his own record, hitting forty-two home runs, a still-standing Marlins single season record!

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