Deion Luwynn Sanders
Neon Deion or Prime Time Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: August 9, 1967 in Fort Myers, FL
High School: North Fort Myers HS (North Fort Myers, FL) School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL) by the Drafted New York Yankees in the 30th round of the 1988 amateur draft. Signed June 22, 1988.
( All Transactions) Debut: May 31, 1989 (Age 21)
vs. SEA 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Braves/Reds/Yankees/Giants 1989-2001 Agents: Barry Axelrod [*] Final Game: June 14, 2001 (Age 33)
vs. CHW 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com
News -- December 2013
12/10 The Baseball Continuum: Stuff I Found In Storage: Atlanta Braves 1993 Spring Training Program: So, I found this in my family storage. It probably was gotten by my grandfather: You see that? Well, yes, it’s an image ...
12/5 The Flagrant Fan: Deion Sanders and 14 / 6: I read a great piece by Stacey Gotsulias on It's About the Money, Stupid as she remembered the terrible 1990 New York Yankees ...
12/5 SoDo Mojo: Keith Olbermann Rips “Baseball Seattle”: After the speculation hit it’s peak on Tuesday about the possibilities of the Mariners landing Robinson Cano, Keith Olbermann ... News -- October 2013
10/12 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Tanaka, Giants, A's, Moore: On this date in 1992, Atlanta Falcons star Deion Sanders flew from Miami to Pittsburgh in an effort to joint he PIrates for ... News -- August 2013
8/14 Bleeding Yankee Blue: REPORTERS! NATIONAL, LOCAL, LEGENDARY & JOE BUCK: Sports reporters- annoying, informative, helpful, and yes, necessary! As a New York sports lover and baseball fanatic, I like ...
8/6 Knox Sports News: This Day in Sports History: Cy Young Debuts: Tuesday. August 6th– Marks the MLB debut of former Red Sox pitching great Cy Young. Hammering Hank breaks a record, but ... News -- July 2013
7/30 KC Kingdom: Teams We Love To Hate!: Most of us here are passionate about sports and especially passionate about the teams we follow. If we are honest with ourselves ...
7/27 Knox Sports News: This Day in Sports History: Reggie Lewis Day: Saturday, July 27, 2013 On this day in Sports History there were both great feats, great tragedies and the retirement ...
7/20 Walk-Off Walk: 2013 Atlanta Braves Myths: Part VI & VII: Back to dispel a myth or, rather, two myths. The first was a common answer I intended to answer. The second came from ...
7/14 The Baseball Continuum: The last time the Twins won a series in the Bronx…: The Twins beat the Yankees today, winning their first series in the Bronx since they won this May 10, 2001 game. How long ago ...
7/11 The Baseball Page: Wrong Field of Dreams:
Former Major League catcher Carlton Fisk may have been looking for ...
7/8 Mets Merized: Is Matt Harvey Overexposed… Literally?: In the summer of 1990 the Yankees were playing the White Sox in a relatively unimportant game. “Neon” Deion Sanders walked ... News -- June 2013
6/18 BaltimoreSportsReport.com: Adam Jones Thinks Ed Reed Could Play Centerfield: One of the endless discussions in the sports world centers around pro athletes playing positions in different sports. Perhaps ... News -- May 2013
5/30 mlbreports.com: Opening Day or First Pitches I Wish I’d Already Seen: Like us on Facebook here Thursday May.30, 2013 Mitt Romney Even Practices Throwing the First Pitch in the Spring Training with ...
5/1 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1992 D.J. Dozier: 1992 TOPPS TOP PROSPECTS #591 Today we travel back to a time when two-sport stars still roamed the Earth. Bo Jackson was of course ... News -- April 2013
4/29 The Baseball Continuum: Baseball Continuum Classic Story: The Biggest Stories That Haven’t Happened Yet (Originally published April 10, 2013): In the wake of NBA Center Jason Collins “coming out of the closet” today, and becoming the first “Big Four” ...
4/16 Crashburn Alley: Death or Glory: Delmon Young: “Delmon’s going to be as good as Delmon wants to be. He can do whatever he puts his mind to do.” -Anonymous ...
4/10 The Baseball Continuum: The Biggest Stories That Haven’t Happened Yet: I once wrote an article on things that hadn’t happened in a baseball game yet. Today’s article is about something ... News -- February 2013
2/25 House of the Bluebird: GIF: Two Over The Shoulder Catches in CF, 21 Years Apart:
The GIF on the left comes from the Jays first Spring Training game versus the Detroit Tigers. In the first inning Austin Jackson ... News -- January 2013
1/24 WasWatching: Worst Offensive Line-Up In Yankees History: It has to be the 1990 team, right? Rk Pos Age G PA R HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1 C Bob Geren 28 110 303 21 8 31 0 13 ...
1/4 Baseball Reality Tour: Wrigley Field's Vestigial Torco Sign: The famed Torco sign on Sheffiled in 1987...By: Mark Susina via flickrSheffield, behind the bleachers, began changing...By: Mark ... News -- December 2012
12/19 mlbreports.com: John Schuerholz Should Be in the Hall of Fame: Like us on Facebook here Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 Sam Evans (Baseball Writer): It’s amazing that both Deion Sanders ...
12/5 Redlegs Review: Deion Sanders attempted suicide while playing for the Reds:
Former Reds outfielder Deion Sanders made an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday morning. The pair began the ... News -- November 2012
11/11 High Heat Stats: Pitchers Who Help Themselves: The highest WPA-rated hitting performance by a pitcher in 2012 was this game by Anthony Blass, the only pitcher with a game WPA ... News -- October 2012
10/28 The Baseball Page: Wrong Field of Dreams:
Former Major League catcher Carlton Fisk may have been looking for ...
10/2 mlbreports.com: The Way to Save Baseball: Coaches are the Key: Tuesday October 2nd, 2012 Robert Whitmer: Now you might say that baseball doesn’t need any saving. Like I have said on ... News -- September 2012
9/5 The Baseball Page: Baseball's Hall of Shame:
Here's photos of some of your favorite baseball players.
They're members ... News -- August 2012
8/9 The Baseball Page: "Don't you got a football game to go to?" (Video):
On his birthday, we find a commercial starring Deion Sanders from youtube ... News -- January 2012
1/11 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: Introducing the Class of 2012: Every January, I like to pay homage to those players who enjoyed successful major league careers, were rewarded with a spot on ...
1/6 Johngy's Beat: Celeb Jersey Cards #86 Christina Applegate & Marisa Miller: This is a regular series which attempts to combine my passion for trading cards with my interest in celebrities. Today's ... News -- December 2011
12/26 High Heat Stats: Single-season WAR leaders for players appearing for 2 teams: Keith HernandezIcon SMIIn 2011, Hunter Pence put up a memorable third of a season with the Phillies after coming over in a trade. ... News -- September 2011
9/18 NY Baseball Digest: Mets 16th Round Pick Looking to Make Two-Sport History: In a draft year where Mets fans attention went to first round picks Brandon Nimmo and Michael Fulmer, the team’s 16th ... News -- August 2011
8/23 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1980 Topps #129 Craig Reynolds: Oh wow--I love this card. The Astros' uniforms from this era have been the subject of plenty of ridicule. I happen to really like ...
8/14 i70baseball.com: Prime Time PlayingAs the Cardinals close in on Primetime on ESPN, find out how have they performed this season when featured on the network. ... News -- July 2011
7/12 PaulLebowitz.com: The Red Sox-Orioles “Brawl”: The Red Sox and Orioles had what could be described as a “scuffle” last night during the Red Sox 10-3 win at Fenway. ... News -- May 2011
5/10 The Writer's Journey: Gypsy Queen – Deion Sanders: The first of the requested Gypsy Queen customs is Deion Sanders…and the second…and the third…and the fourth! ... News -- February 2011
2/7 Bronx Baseball Daily: Former Yankees Prospect Deion Sanders Elected to NFL Hall of Fame:
Neon Deion Sanders was elected to the NFL Hall of Fame today. Unknown to many is the fact that Prime Time was originally an ...
2/7 NY Baseball Digest: Another Yankee in the Hall of Fame: On Saturday, the NFL announced their latest class to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. A former Yankee, Deion Sanders, was among ... News -- November 2010
11/27 NY Baseball Digest: Looking Back: D.J. Dozier: The holidays usually mean tons of hot stove talk for the baseball community, but it also is time for a bunch of College Football ... News -- September 2010
9/22 B-R Blog: Bloops: Former Track Stars Turned Pro in Other Sports: Although it's barely pertinent from a baseball perspective (Jim Thorpe, Carroll Hardy, Herb Washington, & Deion Sanders are ... News -- June 2010
6/5 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering the 1995 Trade Deadline: It was a grand time for the game of baseball. Plenty of critics, in the wake of the 1994 strike, declared baseball dead. Such ...