Bret Robert Boone
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: April 6, 1969 in El Cajon, CA
High School: El Dorado HS (Placentia, CA) School: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) by the Drafted Seattle Mariners in the 5th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Signed June 8, 1990.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 19, 1992 (Age 23)
vs. BAL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Mariners/Reds/Braves/Padres/Twins 1992-2005 Final Game: July 30, 2005 (Age 36)
vs. BOS 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Brother of Aaron Boone, Son of Bob Boone and Grandson of Ray Boone
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News -- March 2014
3/8 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #114 BARRY LARKIN: HOME-TOWN KID MAKES GOOD.RARE POWER-SPEED COMBO AT SHORTSTOP.DEFINING THE PLAYERIt wasn't easy to stand out at shortstop in the ... News -- February 2014
2/26 Twinstrivia.com: Who took the money?: Let’s take a quick look and see how much money the Minnesota Twins highest paid players over the years have taken to the ... News -- January 2014
1/19 MLBTradeRumors: AL Notes: GMs, Price, Peguero: Andrew Friedman of the Rays and Billy Beane of the Athletics have the most job security of any GMs in baseball, Scout.com's Kiley ... News -- December 2013
12/9 The Baseball Continuum: Bizarre Baseball Culture: Mariners Mojo, in which a baseball team fights a Sasquatch Invasion: Robinson Cano is now a Mariner. I did NOT see that coming. And they paid a ridiculous 240 million dollars for him, which is absurd, ...
12/8 The Writer's Journey: Stadium Giveaway Baseball Cards: As a kid, one of the most exciting stadium giveaways to me was baseball cards. I recall begging my dad to take me to the game ... News -- November 2013
11/12 Camden Depot: Signing Brian McCann Makes Sense for the Orioles: One of the most important things I have learned over the course of my life is that no matter how sure you are about something ... News -- October 2013
10/25 Fantasy Baseball Crackerjacks: Surveying the Position: Second BaseIf you are playing in a league with us and you haven […] ...
10/16 Yanks Go Yard: A New York Yankees’ Look Back: 2003 ALCS Game 7: “Although the Boston Red Sox and the fans thru New England, They’ll tell you they were five outs away in the 8th inning… ... News -- September 2013
News -- June 2013
6/11 Billy-Ball.com: Brandon Phillips drives home six: Brandon Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBI as the Reds topped the Chicago Cubs, 6-2, in the fog ...
6/11 Blog Red Machine: Reds Fans Blessed Watching Brandon Phillips and Joe Morgan: Brandon Phillips had himself a game last evening. Cranking a grand slam (if you could see it though all that fog) and driving ... News -- May 2013
5/2 Redlegs Review: Video: Bret Boone featured in awesome beef jerky commercial:
Have you ever stopped and wondered what former Reds second basemen Bret Boone is up to nowadays? Well, if you have you are ... News -- March 2013
3/1 For Baseball Junkies: Mariners All-Time Team v.2012: Today we're taking a look at the Mariners All-Time team, version 2012. Last year's inaugural team can be seen here. ... News -- February 2013
2/16 Rays Colored Glasses: Ex-Rays Reliever Rob Bell Rejoins Rays Organization as Member of Hudson Valley Renegades Front Office: Recently, the Tampa Bay Rays’ Short Season-A affiliate, the Hudson Valley Renegades, announced that they hired Rob Bell ...
2/14 MetsToday.com: Josh Hamilton Admits to Juicing: Jeff Pearlman had a rather interesting post, implying that Josh Hamilton’s reported 20-pound weight loss this off-season, following ... News -- January 2013
1/24 The Baseball Continuum: Justin Upton to the Braves: Brothers in Baseball (and the many inexplicable appearances of the Padres): Well, that escalated quickly. I wake up, turn on the the TV, and then, BOOM! Upton family reunion in Atlanta. No, seriously, after ...
1/23 Blog Red Machine: Reds 5 at 5: 2015 ASG is Official, BP on Chapman, More: Time for the reading which will provide you with some conversation pieces for your Wednesday evening. Well, other than the cold ... News -- December 2012
12/15 Redlegs Review: A Reds all-decade team for the 1990's:
Since we're currently nestled in between that terrible period between last season and next, and since there isn't much else ... News -- August 2012
8/24 Redlegs Review: Schedule of events for Barry Larkin weekend in Cincinnati:
Today kicks off a festive weekend around the Queen City as the Reds will honor the newest member of the National ...
8/3 Baseball News Source: Justin Upton and BJ Upton Both Hit Their 100th Career Home Run: Justin Upton and B.J. Upton both hit their 100th career home run within minutes of each other tonight. Justin connected off of ... News -- July 2012
7/26 High Heat Stats: Adam Dunn and triple-W games: In a recent post, John Autin identified that Jim Thome has the most career games with at least one of each of the TTO components ... News -- May 2012
5/17 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Seattle Mariners: Now that we’ve gotten the more recent expansion teams out of the way, we’re finally to our first team with at least ... News -- March 2012
3/30 Justin Jabs: Blog: Home Run Derby Update: This is Brandon Inge, owner of 139 career home runs. In the 2009 Home Run Derby, he hit none and was eliminated immediately. ... News -- December 2011
12/3 High Heat Stats: Five fascinating Chuck Knoblauch facts @chuckknoblauch: This post is a blatant attempt to get Chuck Knoblauch to retweet.. Recently I realized that he follows High Heat Stats on Twitter ... News -- October 2011
10/7 B-R Blog: No Hits & 3+ Ks In Sudden Death Post-Season Game: How many batters have gone hitless in a sudden death post-season game and had 3 or more strikeouts in that same contest? Here ... News -- September 2011
9/20 MetsToday.com: Welcome Back Wally Backman: It seems like a minor thing — and I’ve yet to read anything, anywhere previewing the occurrence — but tonight, ... News -- August 2011
8/20 Through The Fence Baseball: 2B Reborn: the dawn of an exciting new era at the keystone: It would hardly be unique to call 2011, “the year of the rookie.” It seems that almost every season is branded with this moniker ... News -- July 2011
7/24 B-R Blog: 4 BoSox hitters on pace for 6 Wins Above Replacement: Through Saturday 7/23, Red Sox hold 4 of the AL's top 5 spots in Wins Above Replacement* for position players: #2 - Dustin Pedroia, ...
7/5 B-R Blog: 22+ HR In Team’s First 81 Games Since 1969: Since 1969, how many players have hit at least 22 HR in his team's first 81 games of the season? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- June 2011
6/21 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Mariners, Rizzo, Gonzalez, Orioles: On this date in 1997, the Reds called Aaron Boone up and sent his brother, Bret, to the minors. Bret would emerge as a power ...
6/19 NY Baseball Digest: Top Five Father/Son Combos in Baseball History: To celebrate Father’s Day lets try something different: looking at the top father/son combos in the history of the game. ... News -- May 2011
5/3 B-R Blog: Losing It Semi-Quickly In Mid-to-Late 30′s Since 1973: Via Play Index, I worked up a list of all batters since 1973 to have a season where they qualified for the Batting Title and were ... News -- April 2011
4/2 B-R Blog: Worst Opening Day performance ever? Not quite.: Regarding Albert Pujols' brutal season-opening performance vs. San Diego on Thursday, Greg Simons of The Hardball Times semi-facetiously ... News -- March 2011
3/7 The Process Report: Bonus TPR11 Section: The Braves’ Bullpens: This was going to be a sidebar style thing for a chapter that never actually got wrote, so hey, enjoy. Can a team really juggle ... News -- February 2011
2/25 The Writer's Journey: Trade with The Phillies Room: Jim over at The Phillies Room makes some awesome custom cards, and has for several years now. He calls them “Chachi” ... News -- January 2011
1/31 The Writer's Journey: This wonderful 1960 Topps Ray Boone card could be yours!: Ray Boone is the father of Bob Boone, grandfather of Aaron Boone and Bret Boone. If you’re into three generational baseball ...
1/5 Pitchers Hit Eighth: RoBerto AlomBlyleven – Cooperstown Calls To Thee: Why the title? Let’s face it. Their names are forever linked. According to Bert Blyleven: ”It’s been ...
1/5 The Biz of Baseball: Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Former Minnesota Twin pitching ace Bert Blyleven and second baseman Roberto Alomar best known for his time with the Baltimore ... News -- December 2010
12/31 Subjective Baseball: 2011 Hall of Fame: Definitely not: In anti**** of the January 5th revelation of the next class of baseball Hall of Famers, I have decided to write a three-part series ...
12/30 Blog Red Machine: Baseball Bloggers Alliance and the HOF Ballot: With the announcement for election into the most storied of institutions, Baseball’s Hall of Fame, coming soon, the Baseball ...
12/22 D'Backs Venom: A Look at the Trade Record of New GM Kevin Towers: After evaluating Interim GM Jerry DiPoto, Dodgers' Assistant GM Logan White, and the Angels' Scouting Director Eddie Bane, the ... News -- November 2010
11/17 B-R Blog: Dan Uggla and good offensive second basemen: Dan Uggla was traded yesterday from the Marlins to the Braves, after his former team was unable to sign him to a contract extension ... News -- October 2010
10/28 B-R Blog: 3+ XBH In Post-Season Game With No HR: How many players have produced 3+ extra base hits in a post-season game where none of them were homeruns? Here's the list of those ...
10/4 B-R Blog: 200+ H, 25+ HR @ 2B: Robinson Cano notched his 200th hit today giving him at least 200 hits and 25 home runs for the second consecutive season. Cano ... News -- September 2010
9/23 D'Backs Venom: A Look at the Trade Record of New GM Kevin Towers: After evaluating Interim GM Jerry DiPoto, Dodgers’ Assistant GM Logan White, and the Angels’ Scouting Director Eddie ... News -- August 2010
8/14 B-R Blog: Post 1919 Batters With Most 3+ HR Games: Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in the Yankees game this evening. Since 1920, heading into today, which players had the most ... News -- July 2010
7/21 NY Baseball Digest: Even Sweet Lou Couldn’t Beat the Billy Goat: After 40 years as a player and manager in baseball Lou Piniella announced his retirement yesterday. It seems the last few years ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Dustin Pedroia’s winning hand: Three Jacks: Last night, Dustin Pedroia jacked 3 home runs to help the Red Sox beat the Rockies despite a second consecutive blown save by ...
6/13 B-R Blog: Most TB in Games Playing 2B – First 63 Games of the Season: Robinson Cano is turning in an amazing season for the Yankees. The 27 year old second baseman is currently hitting .371 with ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Batting seasons with higher RBI than OPS+: This simple Batting Season Finder search returns interesting results. I looked for all seasons with RBI greater than or equal ...