William James Surhoff
Positions: Leftfielder, Catcher and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: August 4, 1964 in Bronx, NY
High School: Rye HS (Rye, NY) School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC) by the Drafted Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1985 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 8, 1987 (Age 22)
vs. BOS 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Brewers/Orioles/Braves 1987-2005 Agents: Octagon [*] Final Game: October 2, 2005 (Age 41)
vs. TBD 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Brother of Rich Surhoff
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News -- April 2014
4/15 Gammons Daily: 42 to Know: In honor of Jackie Robinson Day: Today is the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. A day that changed more than professional ...
4/2 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History: April 2, 1998: 1998: Baltimore scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a comeback, walkoff 4-3 win over the Royals at Oriole Park at ... News -- February 2014
2/11 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #108 WILL CLARK: HAD ONE SWEET SWING.'93 WOULD BE HIS FINAL SEASON IN SAN FRANCISCO.DEFINING THE PLAYERLike #103 Barry Bonds and #104 Roger Clemens, #108 Will ... News -- January 2014
1/23 Camden Depot: Reviewing Mike Roberts' Baserunning: Baserunning is a richly textured handbook that describes precisely successful tactics and strategy on the basepaths while interweaving ...
1/15 XN Sports: 2013 Fantasy Baseball Prospects Recap: Miami Marlins: The big fish in the Marlins' system is Christian Yelich. The post 2013 Fantasy Baseball Prospects Recap: Miami Marlins appeared ... News -- December 2013
12/30 Mets360.com: On PEDs, the Hall of Fame, and Murray Chass: Murray Chass may have retired from the New York Times in 2008, but that hasn’t stopped him from sharing his baseball opinions ... News -- August 2013
8/4 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 4: August 4, 1909 Umpire Tim Hurst starts a riot when he spits in the face of the Athletics Eddie Collins who was questioning a call. ... News -- July 2013
7/11 Marlin Maniac: Miami Marlins Sign First Rounder Colin Moran: The Miami Marlins have signed 2013 first round draft pick Colin Moran. He has reportedly signed for the slot bonus amount which ... News -- June 2013
6/7 Baseball Reality Tour: 2013 MLB Draft Recap: In case you missed it, we're recapping the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft for posterity. Once again, MLB Network is doing a ...
6/7 Baseballhotcorner.com: MLB Draft: Miami Marlins Select Colin Moran 6th Overall: 6. Moran, Colin Miami Marlins 3B 6`3″ 215 pound left handed hitter right handed thrower Colin is quite the prodigy. Coming ...
6/5 The Baseball Continuum: The Not-An-Expert Q-and-A preview of the MLB Draft (2013 edition): Tomorrow, the MLB draft begins. As I mentioned before, College Baseball is sort of the odd man out in college sports. And, as ...
6/4 MLBTradeRumors: Draft Notes: Moran, Mariners, Blue Jays, Orioles: Baseball is a generational game, and it should come as no surprise to hear that many of this year's prospects have relatives involved ... News -- May 2013
5/21 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Feeling A Draft II – The Top Ten: Last week we laid out some general thoughts on the draft with a focus on the history of the #7 pick in the draft. Today it is ... News -- March 2013
3/8 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #8 B.J. SURHOFF: NO GOLD-GLOVER, BUT A JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES.CALL HIM DOUR, BUT DON'T CALL HIM A LOLLYGAGGER.DEFINING THE PLAYERPrimarily a left-fielder, ... News -- January 2013
1/31 Billy-Ball.com: Happy birthday, Jackie: In honor of the anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s birthday, here are 42 facts about Jackie Robinson and the number 42. ...
1/28 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Eighteen Crazy Nights—Looking back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians: Each week during the 2012-13 offseason DTTWLN will take a look back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians season—specifically the 18 ...
1/21 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Eighteen Crazy Nights—Looking back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians: Each week during the 2012-13 offseason DTTWLN will take a look back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians season—specifically the 18 ...
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1/28 The Greatest 21 Days: 1995 Topps: Dual Honors: Scott Gentile told The Hartford Courant in 1992 that his invitation to the U.S. Olympic baseball trials that year was honor.He'd ...
1/10 NY Baseball Digest: The Hall of Fame SS That was Nearly a Met: The terms “Cincinnati legend” and “lifetime Cincinnati Red” were used to describe Barry Larkin yesterday ... News -- December 2011
12/15 High Heat Stats: Brian Jordan: The Gold Gloves' biggest snub?: Since 1961, here are the outfield leaders in WAR Runs-Fielding:RkPlayerRfieldFromToAgeGPosTm1Andruw Jones2431996201119-342102*89/D73ATL-LAD-TEX-CHW-NYY2Barry ... News -- August 2011
8/7 B-R Blog: Teammates with simultaneous 20-game hitting streaks: Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman both extended their hitting streaks Saturday, to 27 games and 20 games, respectively. It's the first ... News -- January 2011
1/31 B-R Blog: Greatest birthday performances from the last 20 years: Following are the best birthday performances by batters for each different age. I determined "best" by highest Winning Probability ...
1/8 The Sporting Hippeaux: Much Ado About Nothing? (The Juiced Hall Era): Almost exactly a year ago I posted my concerns about the increasing irrelevance of the Hall of Fame. I didn't expect there ... 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 ...
12/17 B-R Blog: Most similar players traded for each other: Following on to our fun with Similarity Scores, reader Rick Jennings wrote in with the following trivia question: Name a player ... News -- September 2010
9/27 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering The 1983 Trade Deadline: Ah, the sweet summer of 1983. Sally Ride became the first woman in space. Vanessa Williams was named Miss America. And a little ... News -- April 2010
4/29 B-R Blog: Ike Davis and a team going 10-0 in a player’s first 10 games: The Mets started the season horribly but that all changed when they called up Ike Davis 10 games ago. In those 10 games, Davis ...