Andruw Jones Speaker Profile
Andruw Jones Biography
Superstar outfielder spending most of his career with the Atlanta Braves, Andruw Jones born April 23, 1977 in
Andruw Jones signed with the Atlanta Braves organization as a free agent in 1993 at the age of 16. By 1996, he was being hailed as the Next Griffey. The Braves brought Jones up to
In Game 1 of the 1996 World Series on October 20, 1996, Jones was able to demonstrate his talents on the national stage. He connected for two home runs to left field on his first two at-bats as the Braves routed the New York Yankees 12-1. Jones became the youngest player ever to homer in the World Series (breaking the late Mickey Mantle's record - on Mantle's birthday.)
During his first two years with the Braves, Jones most often appeared as a right fielder. However, since then, he has played exclusively in center field. Aside from 1996, when he appeared in 32 games, Jones has displayed his durability by appearing in 150 or more games in each year of his career.
Jones is a noted defensive specialist and has won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for center fielders every year since 1998.
He has appeared in the All-star Game five times and he won both the Hank Aaron Award and a Silver Slugger Award for Outfielders in 2005. In 2002, he was the inaugural National League All-Star Final Vote winner.
On December 5, 2007, Jones agreed to a 2-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, worth $36.2 million. Jones is an avid car collector and owner of many exotic cars.
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