Quantcast
The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good
Cooperstown 2018: Andruw Jones


ANDRUW JONES
First Year on Ballot

PLAYING CAREER: Atlanta Braves (1996–2007), Los Angeles Dodgers (2008), Texas Rangers (2009), Chicago White Sox (2010), New York Yankees (2011–2012) and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles (2013–2014).

ACHIEVEMENTS: Career batting average of .254, 1933 hits, 434 home runs, 1204 runs scored and 1289 RBI in 17 big league seasons. Ten-time Gold Glove Award winner (1998-2007). One of only five center fielders to record at least 400 putouts in a season six times. Five-time All-Star selection (2000, 2002-2003, 2005 and 2006). 2005 Silver Slugger recipient. Led the National League in home runs (51) and RBI (128) in 2005. 2013 Japan Series champion.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ON TWITTER:

HOVG THOUGHTS:  Before he turned 30, Jones had already won nine of his ten-straight Golden Glove awards, 1556 hits, 342 home runs (he was the 12th player in history to hit 300 home runs before his 30th birthday) and 1023 RBI. After that…not so much.

web-graphics-podcast-2