Buster Posey Speaker Profile
First Baseman for the San Francisco Giants
Buster Posey Biography
Buster Posey was born March 27, 1987, in Leesburg, Georgia and is a catcher and first baseman for the San Francisco Giants. He was drafted by the Giants fifth overall in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.
Posey worked his way through the Giants' farm system in his first two seasons of professional baseball, advancing to its AAA affiliate. He made his major league debut on September 11, 2009, and after playing a third of the 2010 season in the minors, was called up to the Giants on May 29, becoming the team's starting catcher on June 30. In July 2010 he earned both NL Player of the Month and NL Rookie of the Month honors.
On September 21, 2010, Posey stroked an 8th-inning home run against the ++Chicago Cubs++ in Wrigley Field to win the game, 1-0, the only time in major-league history the feat has been accomplished by a rookie on a first-place team in a September pennant race. He hit another 8th-inning home run, his 18th, in the final game of the year to help secure the NL West Division championship, 3-0.
Posey was named by his peers as the NL Players Choice Awards Outstanding Rookie. He was also named the catcher on Baseball America's All-Rookie Team.
Posey helped lead the Giants to the 2010 World Series to face the Texas Rangers, hitting .282 with three runs batted in during the first two rounds of the playoffs. In game 4, Posey hit his first postseason home run. The Giants would go on to win the series, 4-1. He became the fifth rookie catcher to win a World Series. During the series he hit .300 with a home run and two runs batted in.
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Posted on 6 July 2014 | 6:32 pm
You rarely find one of the best players in the game taking time out of his day during the season to host a camp for kids. However, Giants star catcher Buster Posey is not like most players. It was a chilly, overcast morning in southern California, but that did not stop Posey from heading out to the field at St. Ignatius High School and working with hundreds of kids that dream of...[Read More]
Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:55 pm
25-year-old Buster Posey, the San Francisco Giants All-Star catcher, has become the youngest player to be named an MLB Comeback Player of the Year. After suffering a season ending injury in May of 2011 in an ugly collision at home plate, Posey had a banner year in 2012. He made his 1st All-Star game and his 24 homeruns and 103 RBI led all Major League Baseball catchers. Posey is...[Read More]
Posted on 27 June 2013 | 5:06 pm
It's been quite the year for San Francisco Giants' catcher Buster Posey. In addition to becoming the youngest MLB Comeback Player of the Year after returning from a devastating leg injury as well as adding a second World Series ring to his accolades, Posey was voted the National League's Most Valuable Player on Thursday to become the first catcher in 70 years to win the league's batting...[Read More]
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