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Shawn Green

Shawn Green

MLB (retired)
Full Name Shawn David Green
Date of Birth 11/10/1972
BirthplaceDes Plaines, IL
Religion Jewish
Height 6'4
Weight 190
Bats/Throws L/L
Drafted Blue Jays
Draft Round1
Overall Pick16
MLB Debut 09/28/1993
Final MLB Game: 09/29/2007

Career highlights

  • Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round of the 1991 amateur draft (16th overall)
  • Went 0/4 in his MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers (9/28/1993)
  • Holds the all-time MLB record for most total bases in a 9-inning game: 19 (5/23/2002)
  • One of only 11 MLB players to hit 4 HRs in a 9-inning game (5/23/2002)
  • A two-time A.L. All-Star (1999, 2002)
  • Finished in the Top 10 in voting for MVP three times (1999, 2001, 2002)
  • interview about “arguably the best single-game offensive performance ever” (2015)

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