Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 42 - Willie Greene

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... Willie Greene

Born: September 23, 1971, Milledgeville, Georgia
Drafted: 1989, by the Pirates
Debut: 1992, with the Reds
Reds Stats: 7 season at 3B, 445 games, 1543 PA, 63 HR, 224 RBI, .250 BA
Final Major League Season: 2000, with the Cubs

1st round draft pick in 1989.
Debuted in the majors at age 20.
26 home run, 91 RBI season in 1997.
NL Player of the Week, 9/29/96.

Number of cards: 210
Number of cards as a Red: 167
Number of cards in my collection: 85 (51%)

Go Reds.

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