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Jason Giambi

Professional Baseball Player
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Born Jan 8, 1971

Jason Gilbert Giambi is an American professional baseball first baseman, who is a free agent. He was the American League MVP in 2000 while with the Oakland Athletics, and is a five-time All-Star who has led the American League in walks four times, in on base percentage three times, and in doubles and in slugging percentage once each, and won the Silver Slugger award twice. Giambi took performance-enhancing drugs during his career, for which use he has publicly apologized.… Read More

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    isports web - May 08, 2015
  • Boston Red Sox Rumors: David Ortiz — Yankees Behind Steroid Allegations, Maybe
    The Inquisitor - Mar 28, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Jan 09, 2014

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jason Giambi.

CHILDHOOD

1971 Birth Born on January 8, 1971.

TEENAGE

1989 18 Years Old Giambi was selected in the 43rd round (1,118th overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers during the 1989 MLB Draft. … Read More

TWENTIES

1992 21 Years Old 1 More Event
The Oakland Athletics selected Giambi in the second round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Draft. … Read More
1993 22 Years Old 1 More Event
The Athletics invited Giambi to spring training in 1993.
1995 - 1999 4 More Events
2000 29 Years Old In the 2000 season he led the league in on-base percentage (.476; leading the majors) and walks (137; a personal high and still the most walks in the AL since 1991). … Read More

THIRTIES

2001 - 2003 6 More Events
2004 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 30, 2004, test results confirmed that Giambi had a benign tumor, which placed him on the disabled list. … Read More
2005 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Towards the middle of the 2005 season, Giambi saw a resurgence in his career. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Giambi was named the American League Player of the Month for April, hitting .344 with 9 home runs and driving in 27 runs.
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Giambi's numbers were down precipitously in the 2007 season due to an injury, in which he hit just .236 with 14 home runs and 39 RBIs. … Read More
Giambi got off to a horrible start in the 2008 season, hitting below .200 for more than a month. … Read More
On January 6, 2009, Giambi agreed to sign with the Oakland Athletics. … Read More

FORTIES

The Colorado Rockies announced on January 17, 2011 a deal to put Giambi in the team's minor league organization with a spring training invite for the 2011 season.
2012 41 Years Old Giambi became a free agent after the 2012 season and was a finalist for the Rockies major league managerial opening, which eventually went to Walt Weiss. … Read More
The Cleveland Indians signed Giambi to a minor league contract on February 9, 2013. … Read More
2014 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Giambi was hit by an Edwin Jackson pitch on March 7, 2014. … Read More
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