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John-Ford Griffin

John-Ford Griffin 21 LF

Iowa Cubs

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: John-Ford David Griffin
  • Age: 34 (November 19, 1979)
  • Birthplace: Sarasota, FL
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2001, NYY)
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2005
  • School: Florida State
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John-Ford Griffin  21 LF

  • Full Name: John-Ford David Griffin
  • Born: November 19, 1979
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Sarasota, FL
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2001, NYY)
  • School: Florida State
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2005
Selected by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (No. 23 overall) of the June 2001 First-Year Player Draft...Traded to the Oakland Athletics along with LHP Ted Lilly and RHP Jason Arnold as part of a three-way trade in which the New York Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from the Detroit Tigers; Tigers received 1B Carlos Pena along with RHP Frankyln German and a player to be named later from the Athletics on July 6, 2002; Tigers acquired RHP Jeremy Bonderman to complete the deal on Aug. 22, 2002...On disabled list July 13 through remainder of season, 2002...Traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later on January 7, 2003; OF Jason Perry was the player to be named later to complete the trade on June 23, 2003...On disabled list July 29-remainder of season, 2003...On disabled list (right wrist) April 8-15, 2004...On disabled list (left rib cage irritation) Aug. 3-10, 2005...Played baseball and football at Sarasota High School (Fla.)...Was All-State in baseball all three years...Batted .500 in his sophomore year...Attended Florida State University...Batted over .400 in each of his three season with the Seminoles, posting a career mark of .427, a school record.