About Alan Trammell Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Born on February 21, 1958, Alan Trammell
was an American baseball shortstop of the Detroit Tigers from 1977 to 1996. He is one of the best defensive shortstops in 1980s. He makes a good and quick release and accurate t6hrows though his arm is not that powerful.
Trammell’s first game was with his teammate Lou Whitaker before they made their major league at Fenway Park together on September 1977. He has batted .300 in 1980 when he made it to the All-Star team for the first time. It was in 1983 when he had his breakout season as he accomplished 14 home runs, 66 runs batted in and 30 stolen bases. Trammell also won the Major League Baseball Comeback Player of the Year Award during the American League. In 1984, he accomplished a batting race with an average of .314 where he ranked eighth on base percentage. He also hit .364 with one home run and three runs batted in. Detroit won the World Series with 4-1 and Trammell was entitled the World Series Most Valuable Player.
It was in 1985 when he was hampered with injuries and he only posted a .258 batting average. But in the following season, Trammell was able to return in the game with a new and different energy. In September 1987, he had batted .416 with 6 home runs and 17 runs batted in. he was the first Tiger to collect 200 hits and 100 RBI in one season. He is currently the bench coach for the Chicago Cubs.
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