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Full Name: Garret Joseph Anderson Current Team: Atlanta Braves
Height/Weight: 6'3"/225 First Game: July 27, 1994
Birthdate: June 30, 1972 Entry Draft: 4th round (125th) in 1990
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California Drafted By: California Angels
Position: LF College: N/A


Biography

Garret Joseph Anderson (born June 30, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a Major League Baseball left fielder who has played his entire career for the Atlanta Braves. He is the franchise leader in games played, at-bats, hits, total bases, singles, doubles, extra-base hits, and RBI.

High school career

Garret Anderson attended Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, California. While there, he was a three sport star in baseball, football, and basketball. In baseball, he won two All-Los Angeles City honors and two All-League Honors, and as a junior, helped his team win the Los Angeles City Championship. In basketball, as a senior, he won All-Los Angeles City honors and All-League honors.

Career with the Angels

Since signing with the California Angels in 1994, Garret Anderson has had rough points in his career. In 1997, his Home Run and RBI stats slipped dramatically. In 2000, he responded with 35 home runs, 117 RBIs, with a .286 batting average and a .519 slugging percentage. Anderson's 2004 and 2005 seasons were been marred by injuries, including an upper back injury suffered in 2004, where later on in the year, the Anaheim Angels were swept by the Boston Red Sox.

Highlights

There is some disagreement on what was Garret Anderson's most productive season. Some believe that it was 2002, when he slugged 29 home runs, hit for a .306 average and knocked in 123 runs. However, others believe that it was 2001, when he slugged 28 home runs, hit for a .289 average and knocked in 123 runs.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
1994 CAL 5 13 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .385 .385 .385 .769
1995 CAL 106 374 50 120 19 1 16 69 19 65 6 2 .321 .352 .505 .857
1996 CAL 150 607 79 173 33 2 12 72 27 84 7 9 .285 .314 .405 .719
1997 ANA 154 624 76 189 36 3 8 92 30 70 10 4 .303 .334 .409 .743
1998 ANA 156 622 62 183 41 7 15 79 29 80 8 3 .294 .325 .455 .780
1999 ANA 157 620 88 188 36 2 21 80 34 81 3 4 .303 .336 .469 .806
2000 ANA 159 647 92 185 40 3 35 117 24 87 7 6 .286 .307 .519 .827
2001 ANA 161 672 83 194 39 2 28 123 27 100 13 6 .289 .314 .478 .792
2002 ANA 158 638 93 195 56 3 29 123 30 80 6 4 .306 .332 .539 .871
2003 ANA 159 638 80 201 49 4 29 116 31 83 6 3 .315 .345 .541 .885
2004 ANA 112 442 57 133 20 1 14 75 29 75 2 1 .301 .343 .446 .789
2005 LAA 142 575 68 163 34 1 17 96 23 84 1 1 .283 .308 .435 .743
2006 LAA 141 543 63 152 28 2 17 85 38 95 1 0 .280 .323 .433 .756
2007 LAA 108 417 67 124 31 1 16 80 27 54 1 0 .297 .336 .492 .827
Career 1868 7432 958 2205 462 32 257 1208 368 1040 71 43 .297 .327 .471 .799

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A E DP TP FPCT
1994 CAL LF 4 3 28 10 0 0 0 0 1.000
1995 CAL OF 100 93 825.2 213 7 5 0 0 .978
1995 CAL LF 99 92 814.2 213 7 5 0 0 .978
1995 CAL RF 1 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1995 CAL DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1995 CAL CF 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1996 CAL OF 146 146 1308 316 5 7 1 0 .979
1996 CAL LF 140 140 1247.1 298 5 7 1 0 .977
1996 CAL RF 6 5 45.2 13 0 0 0 0 1.000
1996 CAL CF 3 1 15 5 0 0 0 0 1.000
1996 CAL DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1997 ANA OF 148 148 1326 343 14 3 2 1 .992
1997 ANA LF 130 118 1084.2 262 12 3 1 0 .989
1997 ANA CF 27 27 214.1 78 2 0 1 1 1.000
1997 ANA RF 4 3 27 4 0 0 0 0 1.000
1997 ANA DH 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1998 ANA OF 155 151 1353.1 321 11 6 3 0 .983
1998 ANA RF 122 119 1050.1 262 9 6 2 0 .978
1998 ANA LF 39 32 303 64 2 0 1 0 1.000
1999 ANA OF 153 152 1342.1 406 7 3 1 0 .993
1999 ANA CF 116 115 1011.2 340 5 3 1 0 .991
1999 ANA LF 32 31 278.2 54 1 0 0 0 1.000
1999 ANA RF 6 6 52 12 1 0 0 0 1.000
1999 ANA DH 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2000 ANA OF 148 147 1308.2 380 5 4 0 0 .990
2000 ANA CF 137 135 1203.1 354 5 3 0 0 .992
2000 ANA RF 15 12 105.1 26 0 1 0 0 .963
2000 ANA DH 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2000 ANA 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2001 ANA OF 149 149 1307.2 313 9 2 2 0 .994
2001 ANA LF 144 144 1251.2 294 9 2 2 0 .993
2001 ANA DH 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2001 ANA CF 12 5 56 19 0 0 0 0 1.000
2002 ANA OF 147 147 1276.2 305 7 2 3 0 .994
2002 ANA LF 137 135 1177.2 263 6 2 2 0 .993
2002 ANA CF 14 12 99 42 1 0 1 0 1.000
2002 ANA DH 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2003 ANA LF 144 144 1241.1 326 14 1 2 0 .997
2003 ANA DH 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2004 ANA CF 94 92 791.2 211 5 2 1 0 .991
2004 ANA DH 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2005 LAA LF 106 106 920 201 4 5 1 0 .976
2005 LAA DH36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2006 LAA LF 94 94 812.2 192 1 0 0 0 1.000
2006 LAA DH 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2007 LAA LF 85 85 724.1 143 7 2 0 0 .987
2007 LAA DH 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2008 LAA LF 82 80 689.1 144 9 0 2 0 1.000
2008 LAA DH 60 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2009 ATL LF 124 123 106.1 193 4 4 0 0 .980
2009 ATL DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total OF 1879 1860 16282 4019 107 46 18 1 .989
Total LF 1360 1327 11599.2 2652 80 31 12 0 .989
Total CF 404 387 3393 1049 17 8 4 1 .993
Total DH 237 236 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 154 146 1289.1 315 10 7 2 0 .979

Transactions

  • Selected by California Angels in the 4th round of the free-agent draft (June 4, 1990 - signed June 16, 1990).
  • Signed as a Free Agent with Atlanta Braves (February 24, 2009).

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