Happy Birthday to our outfielder, and one of the newest members of our New York Yankees, Curtis Granderson! Grandy turns 29 today.
Granderson was born on Monday, March 16, 1981, in Blue Island, Illinois. In September of 2004, he made his Major League debut with the Detroit Tigers. He was traded to the New York Yankees in December of 2009.
Granderson has a career batting average of .272, with 102 home runs and 299 RBI. He was the Detroit Tigers’ Rookie Of The Year in 2005, and an All-Star in 2009.
Happy Birthday, Grandy! Let’s inaugurate your career in pinstripes with a World Championship!