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Full Name: Curtis Granderson Current Team: New York Yankees
Height/Weight: 6'1"/185 Number: 14
Birthdate: March 16, 1981 Entry Draft: 3rd round (80th) in 2002
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois Drafted By: Detroit Tigers
Position: CF College: Illinois-Chicago


Biography

Curtis Granderson (Curtis Granderson) Wholesale Nike shoes, Cheap womens Polo T-Shirts was born on March 16, 1981 in Blue Island, Illinois. He made his Major League debut on September 13, 2004 for the Detroit Tigers. In 2005, his rookie year, he hit .272 with 8 home runs and 20 RBI. Granderson played for the Detroit Tigers for his entire 3 year career.

Scouting Report Granderson's phony smile rivals only Magic Johnson's

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
2004 DET A 9 25 2 6 0 0 .240 .321 .360 1 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 1
2005 DET A 47 162 18 44 8 20 .272 .314 .494 6 3 10 43 0 2 1 0 2
2006 DET A 159 596 90 155 19 68 .260 .335 .438 31 9 66 174 4 7 8 0 4
2007 DET A 158 612 122 185 23 74 .302 .361 .552 38 23 52 141 5 5 26 3 3
Total 373 1395 232 390 50 162 .280 .343 .493 76 36 131 366 9 14 35 3 10

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
2004 DET A OF 8 7 61 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2004 DET A CF 8 7 61 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2005 DET A OF 45 42 374.2 129 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2005 DET A CF 41 39 320 119 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2005 DET A LF 20 3 54.2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 DET A OF 157 143 1312 385 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .997
2006 DET A CF 157 143 1312 385 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .997
2007 DET A OF 157 140 1290 428 10 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .989
2007 DET A CF 157 140 1285 424 10 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .989
2007 DET A LF 2 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total LF 22 3 59.2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total OF 367 332 3037.2 958 16 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 .994
Total CF 363 329 2978 944 16 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 .994

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Trivia

  • Granderson said on a local Detroit interview that one of his favorite MLB moments was during the ninth inning on May 20, 2006 at Comerica Park against the Cincinnati Reds. Against David Weathers, he hit a home run that tied the game; the Tigers went on to win on an error by Reds shortstop Felipe Lopez.
  • During an August, 2006 game an ESPN shot revealed that Granderson had written the words "Don't Think, Have Fun" on the underbill of his cap.
  • After visiting London in the off-season, Granderson is now a British baseball favorite, with Britain's Channel 5 baseball show MLB on Five now including a segment called "Granderson Watch", taking over from Weaver Watch (after Jeff Weaver got a World Series ring). The segment involves Curtis answering weekly emails and occasionally appearing live over the phone.
  • According to a Detroit Free Press article one of Curtis Granderson's hobbies is spending a lot of his spare time on the internet. Curtis says one of his favorite sites is [www.youtube.com].
  • Curtis Granderson (0-for-13), Ivan Rodriguez (0-for-11), and Placido Polanco (0-for-10) were the first group of three teammates, each with 10-or-more at-bats, to go hitless through the first three games of a World Series.
  • As of November 2007, more Facebook users have named Graderson as their Tiger in the Who's Your Tiger application than any other player.
  • Granderson often has 1990's West Coast Rap played as entrance music for each at-bat at Comerica Park. This includes "Bad Intentions" & "Nuthin' But A G' Thang" by Dr. Dre or "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" by 2 Pac & Snoop Dogg. He has also used tracks from Outkast and N.E.R.D..
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