46. Rafael Furcal
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: October 24, 1977 in Loma de Cabrera, Da D.R.
  • Weight: 195 lbs.
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Bats: B
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 04, 2000
  • Final Game: June 21, 2014
  • Rookie of the Year - 2000
 
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Rafael Furcal was one of the many successful infielders to come from the Dominican baseball factory and it was in Atlanta where he first came up and would become known on the diamond.  Furcal cracked the main roster in 2000 where he took over the starting Shortstop job and performed so well with a .294 Batting Average, .394 On Base Percentage with 40 Stolen Bases that he was awarded the National League Rookie of the Year Award.  Furcal would become known for solid defense and he was a decent enough hitter who collected 924 Hits over his six seasons as a Brave with a .284 Batting Average.  Furcal was named an All Star in 2003.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Short Stop
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 11/9/96.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers 12/19/05.
  • Games Played: 817
  • Notable Statistics: 554 Runs Scored
    924 Hits
    160 Doubles
    38 Triples
    57 Home Runs
    292 RBI
    189 Stolen Bases
    .284/.348/.409 Slash Line
    21.8 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All Star (2003)

    Rookie of the Year (2000)

    Most Putouts by a Shortstop (2005)

    Most Assists by a Shortstop (2003)

    Most Total Zone Runs by a Shortstop (2005)

    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Shortstop (2003 & 2005)
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