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Dave Winfield

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Dave Winfield

Profession: Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder

United States of America

Why Famous: 12-time All Star player.

Born: October 3, 1951
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 1980-12-15 NY Yankee Dave Winfield becomes highest-paid player, 10 years $15M
  • 1981-09-12 Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles
  • 1987-06-29 Yanks blow 11-4 lead but trailing 14-11 Dave Winfield's 8th inning grand slammer beats Toronto 15-14; Mattingly also grand slams
  • 1988-04-30 NY Yank Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April-Sets AL & ties ML Rec
  • 1990-05-11 NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt
  • 1991-08-14 MLB Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield is 23rd to hit 400 HR
  • 1992-09-24 Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI
  • 1993-09-16 Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield is 19th to get 3,000 hits
  • 1994-05-14 Dave Winfield passes Frank Robinson for 12th on RBI list with 1,617
  • 1994-05-28 Twin's Dave Winfield passes Rod Carew into 15th hit list (3,054)

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