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Overview

Mike Greenwell

Date of birth
Jul 18, 1963

Ht: 6'0"Wt: 170 lbs.

Birthplace
Louisville, KY

Hometown
Fort Myers, FL

High school
North Fort Myers

Website
http://www.greenwellsfamilyfu...

Summary
Michael Lewis Greenwell (born July 18, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox (1985-1996). He also played for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan (1997). Greenwell was nicknamed "The Gator" during his time in Boston, because he wrestled alligators in the off season. He batted left-handed and threw...
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Coaching career
Playing career
Boston Red SoxOutfielder, Designated Hitter, Left Fielder, Catcher
Played in 1269 games and finished with a batting average of .303 with 275 doubles, 38 triples, 130 homers, and 726 RBIs.

Pawtucket Red SoxLeft Fielder
1985: 117 games, .256 BA, 13 HR, 52 RBI 1986: 89 games, .300 BA, 18 HR, 59 RBI 1995: 1 game, .500 BA, 2 doubles 1996: 3 games, .273 BA, 2 HR, 2 RBI

1983: 48 games, .278 BA, 3 HR, 21 RBI 1984: 130 games, .306 BA, 16 HR, 84 RBI

Elmira PioneersLeft Fielder
72 games, .269 BA, 6 HR, 36 RBI

Trivia
  • Played for the Hanshin Tigers of Japan in 1997
  • Competed in the Nascar Craftsman Truck Series

Nicknames
The Gator

Where are they now?
  • Runs an amusement park in Cape Coral, FL Sep 20, 2010

Family members on Fanbase
Bo Greenwell (son)

Recent activity

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1989 Mike Greenwell
1989 Mike Greenwell
by tm50 Sep 23, 2012
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Mike Greenwell - Red Sox
Mike Greenwell - Red Sox
by tm50 Jul 20, 2012
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Watch "1986: A Postseason To Remember," Featuring Your Worst Nightmares
Want to relive one of the worst debacles in Red Sox history, replete with finger pointing a-plenty?  You bet you do! MLB Network will be airing "1986: A Postseason To Remember" tonight (Wednesday, November 9) at 9 PM EST. As the show's...
Over the Monster, Nov 09, 2011
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This Day in Baseball History: September 14th (1994 Regular Season And Post-Season Cancelled)
In 1914, Braves shortstop Johnny Evers was ejected for swearing… he later claimed he was talking to the ball and not to umpire Mal Eason… in spite of his protestations, he was still suspended for three days. In 1923, George Burns of the Red Sox completed...
Sox1Fan, Sep 14, 2011
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This Day In Red Sox History: September 14, 1988
Left fielder Mike Greenwell hit for the cycle and scored three of the four Red Sox runs in Mike Boddicker’s 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Sox1Fan, Sep 14, 2011
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Clemens trial brings to mind other low moments for the Rocket (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Thanks to a mistrial in his perjury trial, Roger Clemens remains a free man - at least for now. While it's uncertain if the government plans to bring Clemens to trial again for any of the six charges - including obstruction of justice, making false statements...
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 19, 2011
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This Day in Baseball History: July 18th
In 1948, White Sox outfielder Pat Seerey hit 4 HRs in a game against the A’s. In 1970, Giants OF Willie Mays singled off Expos pitcher Mike Wegener for the 3,000th hit of his career. 1983 Although the Phillies are in first place, manager Pat Corrales is...
Sox1Fan, Jul 18, 2011
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Red Sox Journal: Injuries give Iglesias an early chance
Providence Journal, May 12, 2011
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This Day In Red Sox History: April 17, 1969
After having hit two home runs the day before, OF Billy Conigliaro got his third major league hit — also a home run — in the fifth inning of a loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Mike Greenwell would later tie Billy C’s club record (in 1985) by hitting a...
Sox1Fan, Apr 17, 2011
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This Day In Red Sox History: April 8, 1991
Newly-signed slugger Jack Clark hit a third-inning grand slam off Toronto ace Dave Stieb to give Roger Clemens the margin of victory in a 6-2 win over the Blue Jays in the SkyDome. Of the home run, Red Sox left fielder Mike Greenwell said: “All I saw was a...
Sox1Fan, Apr 08, 2011
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Lou Gorman, former Red Sox GM and proud Rhode Islander, dies at age 82
Providence Journal, Apr 01, 2011
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Ruminations On Carl Crawford: The Evolution From Ted To Jim-Ed To The Future
Throughout the years, the last few generations of baseball fans in Boston became accustomed to the “Red Sox brand of baseball”, characterized by slower, plodding players who routinely traveled 90 feet at a time around the base paths, except when they (or...
Sox1Fan, Mar 01, 2011
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Mike Greenwell (Beckett 5-1988).jpg Mike Greenwell (Beckett 2-1989).jpg
by thesemers Feb 06, 2011
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A's in the ALCS: A Look Back
Athletics Nation, Oct 14, 2010
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Mike Greenwell (2).jpg Mike Greenwell (4).jpg Mike Greenwell (5).jpg and 5 more photos
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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Updated external links for Mike Greenwell
Created an external link called "Mike Greenwell Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com" for Mike Greenwell.
  • Set title to "Mike Greenwell Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/greenmi01.shtml.
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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Updated external links for Mike Greenwell
Created an external link called "Mike Greenwell's profile page" for Mike Greenwell.
  • Set title to "Mike Greenwell's profile page".
  • Set URL to http://redsox.trufan.com/profile/56146.
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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Updated external links for Mike Greenwell
Created an external link called "Historical Stats | MLB.com: Stats" for Mike Greenwell.
  • Set title to "Historical Stats | MLB.com: Stats".
  • Set URL to http://mlb.mlb.com/stats/historical/mlb_player_locator_results.jsp?playerLocator=greenwell.
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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Updated external links for Mike Greenwell
Created an external link called "Nascar.com article" for Mike Greenwell.
  • Set title to "Nascar.com article".
  • Set URL to http://www.nascar.com/2006/news/headlines/truck/05/17/mgreenwell.mans/index.html.
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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Updated external links for Mike Greenwell
Created an external link called "Mike Greenwell Batting Statistics - The Baseball Cube" for Mike Greenwell.
  • Set title to "Mike Greenwell Batting Statistics - The Baseball Cube".
  • Set URL to http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/G/mike-greenwell.shtml.
by thesemers Sep 20, 2010
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