Terrmel Sledge was born on Friday, March 18, 1977, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Sledge was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 6, 2004, with the Montreal Expos. 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 Terrmel Sledge baseball stats page.
"He (Terrmel Sledge) is one of the few players today that is a student of the game. He listens well, he seeks advice, he will ask questions. He studies and observes and he makes adjustments. He may have a bad at-bat, but he'll come back and have a good at-bat. I think he is mentally tough. He's not going to go out there and hang his head and be unfocused." - Montreal Expos Manager / Hall of Famer Frank Robinson on MLB.com (Bill Ladson, 11/18/2004)
Terrmel Sledge Autograph on a 2005 Topps (#418)
Terrmel Sledge Pitching Stats
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Terrmel Sledge Miscellaneous Items of Interest
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|2004 Montreal Expos||48||$300,000.00||-||-|
|2005 Washington Nationals||18||$345,000.00||-||-|
|2006 San Diego Padres||8||$347,500.00||-||-|
|2007 San Diego Padres||8||$390,000.00||-||-|
|Terrmel Sledge Stats by Baseball Almanac|
On October 3, 2004 , Terrmel Sledge hit a single in the first inning off New York Mets future hall of fame righty Tom Glavine , scoring Jamey Carroll , who was eagerly waiting on third base after walking to first and advancing to third on a single by Val Pascucci . The run ( Carroll ) and RBI (Sledge) were truly historic as each was the last by a player wearing a Montreal Expos uniform - the franchise relocated to Washington D.C. ( Nationals ) the following year. In the top of the eighth inning, John Franco replaced Heath Bell on the mound, Sledge was at the plate, and his single to left field was the last hit in Expos history.
Terrmel Sledge recorded 24 hits in 76 at bats (.316 batting average) in May 2004, including twelve RBI, four home runs, two doubles and a triple. He scored 10 runs, and compiled a .366 on-base percentage and a .526 slugging percentage in 25 games. The 27-year-old rookie was the Expos Minor League Player of the Year in 2003, winning the system's triple crown with a .324 average, 22 homers and 92 RBI. He began the 2004 season 0-for-22, but after getting his first Major League hit on April 19 , Sledge has gone 22-for-52, a .423 clip. Terrmel Sledge deservedly received the National League Pepsi Rookie of the Month for May, the last Expo to win.
Did you know that when Terrmel Sledge stepped onto the field, in Citizens Bank Park, on April 4, 2005 , he was the first Washington Nationals left fielder - the franchise was playing their first game after relocating from Montreal ( Expos )? In the top of the second inning, Sledge hit a Jon Lieber 1-1 pitch to second baseman Placido Polanco , who threw him out at first ( Jim Thome ), but standing on third was Nick Johnson . The run ( Johnson ) and RBI (Sledge) were the first by a player in a Washington Nationals uniform. In the sixth inning, Sledge came to the plate, Lieber was still on the mound, Vinny Castilla was on first (single to left field), and the first pitch Jon tossed, Terrmel crushed - the first home run in Washington Nationals history.