Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 44 - Dante Bichette

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... Dante Bichette

Born: November 18, 1963, West Palm Beach, Florida
Drafted: 1984, by the Angels
Debut: 1988, with the Angels
Reds Debut: 2000
Reds Stats: 1 season at RF, 125 games, 514 PA, 16 HR, 76 RBI, .295 BA
Final Major League Season: 2001, with the Red Sox

3-time All Star (1994-1996, 1998).
Silver Slugger 1995.
League leader in HR, RBI, Hits, SLG, Total Bases in 1995.
3x Player of the Month, 7x Player of the Week.
274 career home runs, 1141 career RBI.
Son, Dante Bichette Jr. is a top MLB prospect.

Number of cards: 1299
Number of cards as a Red: 47
Number of cards in my collection: 11 (23%)

Go Reds.


  1. I had no idea. Of course I remember him on the Rockies, and that he was in Boston toward the end of his career, but a Red? News to me.