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Curtis Granderson

Curtis Granderson 21 OF

Miami Marlins

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Curtis Granderson
  • Age: 38 (March 16, 1981)
  • Birthplace: Blue Island, IL
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 3 (2002, DET)
  • MLB Debut: 09/13/2004
  • School: Illinois-Chicago
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Curtis Granderson Stats Summary

Curtis Granderson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
March 21, 2019 Miami Marlins selected the contract of OF Curtis Granderson from New Orleans Baby Cakes.
February 28, 2019 OF Curtis Granderson assigned to New Orleans Baby Cakes.
February 5, 2019 Miami Marlins signed free agent OF Curtis Granderson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 29, 2018 LF Curtis Granderson elected free agency.
September 1, 2018 Milwaukee Brewers activated LF Curtis Granderson.
August 31, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays traded LF Curtis Granderson to Milwaukee Brewers for CF Demi Orimoloye.
January 23, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LF Curtis Granderson.
November 2, 2017 LF Curtis Granderson elected free agency.
November 2, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LF Curtis Granderson.
October 24, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned LF Curtis Granderson to the minor leagues.
August 19, 2017 New York Mets traded CF Curtis Granderson to Los Angeles Dodgers for Player To Be Named Later.
August 19, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LF Curtis Granderson.
December 9, 2013 New York Mets signed free agent CF Curtis Granderson.
August 2, 2013 New York Yankees activated CF Curtis Granderson from the 60-day disabled list.
July 30, 2013 New York Yankees sent CF Curtis Granderson on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
July 25, 2013 New York Yankees sent CF Curtis Granderson on a rehab assignment to Tampa Yankees.
July 7, 2013 New York Yankees transferred CF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Fractured left hand.
May 25, 2013 New York Yankees placed CF Curtis Granderson on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left hand.
May 14, 2013 New York Yankees activated CF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day disabled list.
May 9, 2013 New York Yankees sent CF Curtis Granderson on a rehab assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
March 31, 2013 New York Yankees placed CF Curtis Granderson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2013. Fractured right forearm.
May 28, 2010 New York Yankees activated CF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day disabled list.
May 22, 2010 New York Yankees sent CF Curtis Granderson on a rehab assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
May 2, 2010 New York Yankees placed CF Curtis Granderson on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left groin.
December 9, 2009 New York Yankees Traded RHP Ian Kennedy to Arizona Diamondbacks; New York Yankees Traded CF Austin Jackson and LHP Phil Coke to Detroit Tigers; Detroit Tigers Traded CF Curtis Granderson to New York Yankees; Arizona Diamondbacks Traded LHP Daniel Schlereth and RHP Max Scherzer to Detroit Tigers and Detroit Tigers Traded RHP Edwin Jackson to Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Curtis Granderson Awards and Honors

Curtis Granderson  21 OF

Curtis Granderson
  • Full Name: Curtis Granderson
  • Born: March 16, 1981
  • Age: 38
  • Birthplace: Blue Island, IL
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 3 (2002, DET)
  • School: Illinois-Chicago
  • MLB Debut: 09/13/2004
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 3rd round of the 2002 Draft... signed with Detroit on June 28, 2002... on Dec. 8, 2009, Granderson was traded as part of a three-team deal by the Detroit Tigers to the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers sent Edwin Jackson to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The New York Yankees sent Phil Coke and Austin Jackson to the Detroit Tigers. The New York Yankees sent Ian Kennedy to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Max Scherzer and Daniel Schlereth to the Detroit Tigers... Graduated from Thornton Fractional South High School in Illinois... was selected SICA Central All-Conference, as well as receiving Illinois Times, Daily Southtown and Star Newspaper All-Area recognition... Graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago with a business degree, completing his final two years of school while playing in the Tigers organization... as a junior, was named Horizon League "Player of the Year" and earned All-Horizon League honors... also selected as a Second-Team All-American by Baseball America and USA Today's Baseball Weekly and a Third-Team Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American... ranked second among all NCAA Division I players with a .483 batting average as a junior and established single-season records at UIC in batting average, runs (76) and hits (100)... concluded his college career as the school's all-time leader with 178R, placing second on the all-time list with 41 doubles and 24HR, third with 9 triples, fourth with 220H and 624AB, tied for fourth with 125RBI, fifth with 107BB and tied for fifth with a .350 average... inducted into the University of Illinois-Chicago Athletics Hall of Fame on 1/18/08...Joined Major League Baseball's Taiwan All-Star tour following the 2011 season... represented Major League Baseball as an ambassador in a January 2011 trip to New Zealand, participating in clinics and taking part in the Oceanic 16 and Under Tournament... also went as an MLB ambassador to China following the 2008 season, South Africa following the 2007 season and Europe following the 2006 season ... Represented Major League Baseball as an ambassador on a trip to Europe following the 2006 season, South Africa following the 2007 season and China following the 2008 season... was a studio analyst for TBS during Major League Baseball playoff broadcasts in both 2007 and 2008 and served the same role with ESPN in 2007...Received the Pop Lloyd Award from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on 1/10/09 for his baseball and community leadership...In 2008, established the Grand Kids Foundation to focus on improving opportunities for inner-city youth in the areas of education and youth baseball... released a children's book, All You Can Be, which encourages children to chase their dreams and included illustrations from fourth graders all across the state of Michigan... donated a copy of the book to each public elementary school library in Michigan...Received the 2009 Marvin Miller Award (as voted by MLB players) for his work on and off the field that inspires others to higher levels of achievement, and for displaying as much passion to give back to others as he shows between the lines on the baseball diamond... was also the Tigers' 2007 and 2009 Roberto Clemente Award nominee... Was honored by the MLB Players Alumni Association as the Yankees' 2011 winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, presented to one player on each team who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game, based on the passion, desire and work ethic demonstrated both on and off the field... was honored at the 2011 "Heroes for Hope" ALS fundraiser held by Northport (NY) High School ... received a 2009 Jefferson Award for Public Service from All Stars Helping Kids as a top athlete who has given back to the community...Took part in announcement for the White House's anti-obesity campaign, joining First Lady Michelle Obama as MLB's representative on 2/8/10 at the White House...While with the Tigers, was an active participant in Play Baseball Detroit, Tigers Dreams Come True and the Detroit Tigers Autographed Memorabilia Donation Program... served as a spokesman for Gloves for Kids, reading to students in association with the Detroit Newspapers in Education, sponsored youth baseball teams during the annual Negro Leagues Weekend... judged entries in the annual Detroit Tigers Jackie Robinson Essay, Art and Poetry Contest, and attended the Rockin' Rooftop fundraising event to benefit the Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS)...Took part in the Detroit Action Team, a national youth volunteer initiative administered by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America that is actively recruiting the next generation of volunteers.