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Cecil Fielder

Baseball Player
Male
Born Sep 21, 1963
Age 52
Hometown Los Angeles

Cecil Grant Fielder is a former professional baseball player who was a noted power hitter in the 1980s and 1990s. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He played with the Toronto Blue Jays (1985–88), Hanshin Tigers(1989), Detroit Tigers (1990–96), New York Yankees (1996–97), Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians (both in 1998). In 1990, he became the first player to reach the 50-home run mark since George Foster hit 52 for the Cincinnati Reds in 1977.… Read More

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    Calgary Sun - Aug 01, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Jul 10, 2013
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    Whittier Daily News - May 01, 2012
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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1963 Birth Born on September 21, 1963.

TEENAGE

1981 17 Years Old Cecil Fielder was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 31st round of the 1981 amateur draft, but did not sign.
1982 18 Years Old He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 4th round of the 1982 amateur draft, and this time did sign.
1983 19 Years Old In 1983, he was traded by the Royals to the Toronto Blue Jays for Leon Roberts. … Read More

TWENTIES

1989 25 Years Old Fielder, built for power at 6-foot-3 and 280 pounds, gained Detroit's attention by hitting 38 home runs in Japan's Central League in 1989. … Read More
1990 26 Years Old …  In 1990, Fielder became the fourth American League player to have two 3-home run games in a season. … Read More
1992 28 Years Old In 1992, Fielder avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a 1-year, $4.5 million dollar contract, which at the time set a record for highest salary by an arbitration-eligible player.
1993 29 Years Old In 1993, Fielder signed a 5-year, $36 million dollar contract with the Tigers; which made him the highest paid player in baseball for 2 seasons (1995 and 1996) http://everything2.com/title/Cecil+Fielder. … Read More

THIRTIES

1996 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996 set a major league record by taking 1,096 games to record his first career stolen base, which occurred on a botched hit and run. … Read More
1999 35 Years Old Fielder was signed by the Toronto Blue Jays before the start of the 1999 season, but was let go after spring training. … Read More

FORTIES

2004 40 Years Old In October 2004, The Detroit News reported that Fielder was suffering from domestic and gambling problems. … Read More
2007 43 Years Old …  http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3036841 However, Cecil Fielder and Prince have recently begun speaking again, and their relationship is reportedly improving. http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012120124055 On September 25, 2007, Prince hit his 50th home run of the season, making Cecil and Prince the only father/son duo in Major League history to each reach the milestone.
2011 47 Years Old After managing the South Coast League's Charlotte County Redfish in, Fielder became the manager of the Atlantic City Surf of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball in. On March 25, 2011, Fielder was named to the Torrington Titans advisory board.
2012 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Fielder's son Prince is a first baseman, formerly with the Milwaukee Brewers and now with the Detroit Tigers, having signed a free agent contract to join the team in January 2012.
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