Marlon Byrd

Baseball Player
Born Aug 30, 1977

Marlon Jerrard Byrd, popularly known as The Position or The Possish or Sish, is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. He has also played on the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals and Texas Rangers.

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1977 Birth Born on August 30, 1977.


1993 15 Years Old He played on the 1993 state runner-up team as a sophomore, and was part of the 1995 state championship team.


1999 - 2004 3 More Events
2005 27 Years Old Byrd was traded to the Washington Nationals in 2005 for Endy Chávez.
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 15, 2006, Byrd was designated for assignment and assigned to Washington's Triple-A affiliate, the New Orleans Zephyrs.
2007 29 Years Old Byrd's contract was purchased on May 26, 2007, following injuries to outfielders Brad Wilkerson and Jerry Hairston, Jr. Making the most of his call-up by hitting over .400 for the month of June, Byrd played his way into the line-up, allowing the Rangers to trade center fielder Kenny Lofton prior to the trading deadline.


2008 30 Years Old On August 4, 2008, he hit a walk-off grand slam to help the Rangers beat the Yankees 9–5.
Byrd had a career season in 2009, hitting 20 home runs and collecting 89 RBIs.
2011 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 21, 2011, while batting during the 2nd inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, Byrd was hit near his left eye by a pitch from Red Sox pitcher Alfredo Aceves. … Read More
On April 21, 2012 Byrd was traded to the Boston Red Sox for Michael Bowden and a player to be named later. … Read More
On February 1, 2013, Byrd signed a minor-league deal with the Mets. … Read More
2014 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 154 games of 2014, Byrd struck out 185 times while batting .264 with 25 home runs and 85 RBI.
As of May 14, 2015 Byrd was hitting .342 with six home runs and 14 RBIs in the month of May. … Read More
2016 38 Years Old 1 More Event
The Indians purchased his contract and added him to the active roster on April 3, 2016.
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