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295. Steve Finley
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: March 12, 1965 in Union City, TN USA
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Debut: April 03, 1989
  • Final Game: June 03, 2007
  • Gold Glove - 1995
  • Gold Glove - 1996
  • Gold Glove - 1999
  • Gold Glove - 2000
  • Gold Glove - 2004
 
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Steve Finley was an under-the-radar type of player in that he accumulated 2,548 career Hits, a number that puts many Hall of Famers to shame.  This is not the only statistic where Finley’s career will make you turn your head.

Finley debuted for the Baltimore Orioles in 1989, playing there for two years, before he was traded to the Houston Astros, where he became their starting Centerfielder.  After four years there, he established himself in the upper-tier with San Diego, going to an All-Star Game in 1997 and earning two Gold Gloves.

Next up was the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he had back-to-back 30 Home Run years, earning another three Gold Gloves and going to the All-Star Game in 2000.  Finley was also a large component of the Diamondbacks 2001 World Series win.  He finished up his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, San Francisco, and Colorado.

Finley had 1,443 Runs, 304 Home Runs, 1,167 RBIs, and a lifetime .442 Slugging Percentage over his career.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Union City, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  • Eligible In: Tuesday, 01 January 2013
  • Position: Outfield
  • Played For: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (2) (1997 & 2000)
    Most Triples (2) (NL) (1993 & 2003)
    World Series Rings (1) (Arizona Diamondbacks 2001) 

  • Other Points of Note:

    Top Ten MVP Finishes:
    (NL: 1996, 10th)
    3 Top Ten Finishes (Runs Scored)
    4 Top Ten Finishes (Hits)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Total Bases)
    2 Top Ten Finishes (Doubles)
    9 Top Ten Finishes (Triples)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Home Runs)
    3 Top Ten Finishes (Stolen Bases)
    2 Top Ten Finishes (Power-Speed #)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Win Probability Added)
    3 Top Ten Finishes (bWAR for Position Players)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Offensive bWAR)
    2 Top Ten Finishes (Defensive bWAR)

  • Notable All Time Rankings:

    18. Power Speed #: 311.8
    46. Games Played: 2,583
    50. At Bats: 9,397
    59. Plate Appearances: 10,460
    78. Total Bases: 4,157
    84. Runs Scored: 1,443
    91. Triples: 124
    94. Hits: 2,548

  • Vote Percentage Received for the Hall of Fame:

    2013: 0.7% 

  • Should be Inducted As A: Arizona Diamondback

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