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Stanley Julian Antonio Javier Negrin

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.

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  • First player to hit a home run in an interleague game. Javier accomplished the feat against Texas Rangers while playing for the San Francisco Giants on June 12, 1997.
  • Son of Julian Javier who starred playing second base for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 60's.
  • Played baseball and volleyball in high school.
  • Played amateur ball in the Roberto Clemente League.
  • As a Dodger at mid-season, 1990, he was hitting .331. He also had a 13 game hitting streak in 1990.
  • Led American League in 1988 for stolen base percentage with 20 steals in 21 attempts. Javier was a good percentage base stealer throughout his career, finishing with a stolen base percentage of 82.3 while stealing 246 bases.
  • Was the only major leaguer to start 10 games at each of the outfield positions in 1988.
  • Hit .374 and .363 in the 1987 and 1988 Dominican Winter League seasons, respectively.
  • Hit .469 against the Indians in 1988, the highest average against one team by any player that season.
  • He was given the name Stanley by his father as a way to honor his teammate, Stan Musial.

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