Gary Sheffield # - OF

  • Age: 45
  • DOB: 1968/11/18
  • POB: Tampa, FL
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 22
  • Drafted by Milwaukee in 1986 (1st round).

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2005AL - Silver Slugger
2005Named to the All-Star Game
2004AL - Silver Slugger
2004Named to the All-Star Game
2003NL - Silver Slugger
2003Named to the All-Star Game
2000Named to the All-Star Game
1999Named to the All-Star Game
1998Named to the All-Star Game
1996NL - Silver Slugger
1996Named to the All-Star Game
1993Named to the All-Star Game
1992NL - Silver Slugger
1992Named to the All-Star Game
1988Texas League (AA) - All-Star Team
1988Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
1988Double-A - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
1987Class A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
1987California League (A) - All-Star Team
1986Pioneer League (R) - All-Star Team
1986Short-Season - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
1986Pioneer League (R) - Player of the Year
1986Short Season - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/11/09Filed for free agency.
2009/09/16Missed 16 games (back injury).
2009/08/29Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/28Missed 2 games (back injury).
2009/08/26Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/10Missed 4 games (hamstring).
2009/08/08Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/08/02Missed 14 games (hamstring).
2009/07/25Hamstring, early September.
2009/07/18Hamstring, day-to-day (retroactive to July 18th, 2009).
2009/06/26Missed 4 games (right knee injury).
2009/06/25Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2009/04/03Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2009/03/31Released by the Detroit Tigers.
2008/09/22Suspended by the MLB for 4 games.
2008/06/24Missed 24 games (oblique injury).
2008/05/27Oblique injury, 15-day DL.
2008/04/25Missed 5 games (shoulder injury).
2008/04/20Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/12Missed 1 game (finger injury).
2008/04/11Finger injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/06Missed 2 games (finger injury).
2008/04/04Finger injury, day-to-day.
2007/09/06Missed 14 games (shoulder injury).
2007/08/27Shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 22nd, 2007).
2007/08/22Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/08Missed 5 games (shoulder injury).
2007/08/03Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/27Missed 2 games (right shoulder injury).
2007/07/25Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2007/06/01Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2006/11/10Acquired from the New York Yankees.
2006/11/10Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a two-year contract extension.
2006/11/05New York Yankees exercised their contract option for next season.
2006/10/26New York Yankees exercised their contract option for next season.
2006/09/19Missed 101 games (left wrist injury).
2006/06/01Left wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 30th, 2006).
2006/05/30Left wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/23Missed 16 games (wrist injury).
2006/05/09Wrist injury, 15-day DL.
2006/05/06Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/04Missed 3 games (left wrist injury).
2006/05/03Left wrist injury, day-to-day.
2005/09/13Missed 2 games (hamstring).
2005/09/10Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/06/30Suspended by the MLB for 2 games.
2005/05/24Missed 2 games (hand injury).
2005/05/21Hand injury, day-to-day.
2004/09/21Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2004/09/20Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2004/08/31Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2004/08/29Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2004/06/26Missed 3 games (shoulder injury).
2004/06/23Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2003/12/17Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees to a three-year contract.
2003/10/27Filed for free agency.
2003/10/05Missed 1 game (left hand injury).
2003/10/04Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2003/06/24Missed 0 games (head injury).
2003/06/23Head injury, day-to-day.
2003/05/06Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2003/05/02Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2002/09/06Missed 8 games (thumb injury).
2002/08/28Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2002/05/25Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2002/05/23Hamstring, day-to-day.
2002/04/30Missed 7 games (wrist injury).
2002/04/22Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2002/04/20Missed 3 games (wrist injury).
2002/04/16Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2002/01/15Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2001/08/17Missed 1 game (dizzyness).
2001/08/16Dizzyness, day-to-day.
2001/06/08Missed 13 games (finger injury).
2001/05/28Finger injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 24th, 2001).


2009/04/03Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets.
2006/11/10New York Yankees traded Gary Sheffield to the Detroit Tigers for Humberto Sanchez, Kevin Whelan and Anthony Claggett.
2003/12/17Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees.
2002/01/15Los Angeles Dodgers traded Gary Sheffield to the Atlanta Braves for Brian Jordan, Odalis Perez and Andy Brown.
1998/05/15Florida Marlins traded Gary Sheffield, Bobby Bonilla, Charles Johnson, Jim Eisenreich and Manuel Barrios to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Mike Piazza and Todd Zeile.
1993/06/24San Diego Padres traded Gary Sheffield and Rich Rodriguez to the Florida Marlins for Trevor Hoffman, Jose Martinez and Andres Berumen.
1992/03/27Milwaukee Brewers traded Gary Sheffield and Geoff Kellogg to the San Diego Padres for Ricky Bones, Jose Valentin and Matt Mieske.
1986/06/02Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round in 1986.

Career Stats

2009NY MetsNL100268447413210434046212.276.372.451.823
2006NY YankeesAL391512245506251316512.298.355.450.805
2005NY YankeesAL1545841041702703412378761023.291.379.512.891
2004NY YankeesAL154573117166301361219283566.290.393.534.927
2001LA DodgersNL143515981602823610094671046.311.417.5831.000
2000LA DodgersNL14150110516324343109101714610.325.438.6431.081
1999LA DodgersNL15254910316520034101101641157.301.407.523.930
1998LA DodgersNL903015295161165769301851.316.444.535.979
1998Total Fla/LANL13043773132272228595462272.302.428.524.952
1993San DiegoNL682583476122103618305115.295.344.473.817
1993Total SD/FlaNL140494671452052073476417534.294.361.476.837
1992San DiegoNL146557871843433310048405616.330.385.580.965
1988El PasoAA772967093193196535415423.314.386.591.977


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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