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Brett Butler Biography
Gritty centerfielder, Brett Butler was born June 15, 1957 inLos Angeles, California and is a former Major League Baseball player who playedfor five different teams from 1981 through 1997.
Following the 1990 season, Butler signed a contract with Los Angeles Dodgers.As a member of the Dodgers from 1991 to 1995, Butler reached the prime of hiscareer. In 1991, Butler earned a roster spot on the National League All-Starteam, and finished 7th in MVP voting. During the 1995 season, Butler was signedas a free agent by the New York Mets. In August 1995, Butler rejoined theDodgers in a trade for Dwight Manees and Scott Hunter. After finishing theseason with the Dodgers, he again became a free agent and returned to theDodgers.
In May 1996, Butler learned that he was suffering fromSquamous cell carcinoma of the tonsils, a type of cancer which only rarelyinvolves the tonsils. Following an operation to remove the tumor, and intensivetreatment to combat the disease, he returned to the Dodgers' lineup inSeptember of the same yeardefying the predictions of those who had speculatedhe would never be able to play again. Butler finished the 1996 season with theDodgers and played with them for one more year, participating in his final gameon September 28, 1997.
Throughout his career, Butler averaged a .290 battingaverage, compiled over 2,000 hits, and stole 558 bases. Many consider him to beone of the best leadoff hitters of the 1980s and early 1990s, due to his highon-base percentage, speed and dynamic bunting.
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