Anthony Joseph Graffanino
Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: June 6, 1972 in Amityville, NY
High Schools: East Islip HS (East Islip, NY), East Islip HS (Islip Terrace, NY)
Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 10th round of the 1990 amateur draft.
Signed July 6, 1990.
Debut: April 19, 1996 (Age 23.318, 14,456th in MLB history)
vs. SDP 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1997 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Braves/Royals/Brewers/DevilRays/... 1996-2009
Agents: Dan Lozano,Jeff Borris [*]
Final Game: April 26, 2009 (Age 36.324)
vs. MIN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- September 2014
- 9/20 BoSox Injection: Can Brock Holt be the second coming of Jeff Frye for the Red Sox?: As a concussed Brock Holt approaches the close of his first full season with the Red Sox, he boasts a pretty strong resume that...
- 9/15 BoSox Injection: Offseason recap series: Part two (2003-2004): This is part two of a 12-part series recapping Boston’s notable offseason acquisitions and departures. The following post...
News -- June 2014
- 6/29 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–June 29, 2005: 2005: David DeJesus collected four hits to lead the Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Twins at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.DeJesus...
- 6/22 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–June 22, 2004: 2004: The Royals pounded out 13 hits, including home runs by Carlos Beltran and Mike Sweeney, in an 8-1 victory over the Tigers...
News -- May 2014
- 5/30 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History: May 30, 2006: 2006: Down to their last strike, the Royals tied the game on Matt Stairs’ pinch-hit single, then scored the winning run in the...
News -- September 2013
- 9/5 Reviewing the Brew: 2013 Hall of Brewers We Won’t Miss: Nominee #1: Justin Schultz is an up and coming staff writer here at Reviewing the Brew. He loves Rickie Weeks and hates any (and every)...
News -- July 2013
- 7/18 Kings of Kauffman: A Look Back at Dayton Moore’s July Trading History: As the trade deadline approaches, and with yet another day without baseball, I thought it might be fun to take a stroll down memory...
News -- April 2013
- 4/13 Motor City Bengals: Looking Back at the 2003 Detroit Tigers–Week 2 (1-10): We continue our not-so-nostalgic look at the 2003 Detroit Tigers, the team that quite possibly turned around the fortunes of the...
News -- January 2013
- 1/6 Kings of Kauffman: Best Laid Plans: Before “Our Time”, before the best farm system ever, before Dayton Moore and before The Trade, the Royals were pretty...
News -- January 2012
- 1/10 i70baseball.com: Going To WAR On The Trades Of The GMDM Era- Part 1: 2006: The consensus is that Dayton has built a top notch farm system and great young core of players. But how have the trades of this...
News -- June 2011
- 6/3 B-R Blog: 12+ Games @ 1B, 2B, 3B & SS In The Same Season: How many players have played at least 12 games at 1B, 2B, 3B and SS in the same season? Here's the list - Rk Yrs From To Age...