About Mark Grudzielanek Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Mark James Grudzielanek is a professional baseball player who hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Born on June 30, 1970, he went to J.M. Hanks High School in Texas where he became a three-sport star.
He first appeared in Major League Baseball on April 28, 1995 for the Montreal Expos. A right-handed batter and thrower, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1998 to 2002 and the Chicago Cubs from 2003 to 2004. Grudzielanek also became a member of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005. He was included in the All-Star team in 1996 and in that season, he finished with 201 hits. He became a leader in doubles in 1997 with 54 in the National League and in at-bats with 649. In 199, he ranked 6th among National League’s top hitters with his .326 batting average.
In 2006, he played for the Kansas City Royals as a second baseman. That year, he bagged the Gold Glove Award for his outstanding performance in the American League. In his first 12 seasons, he recorded n average of .289 bats and 89 home runs. He made 619 runs batted in and played 1746 games in all. He signed with the Cleveland Indians on January 12, 2010 and was invited to spring training. On April 3 of the same year, he was included to the roster for MLB.
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