Pat Burrell

Baseball Player
Born Oct 10, 1976

Patrick Brian "Pat" Burrell, nicknamed "Pat the Bat," is a former American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball. He stands 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighs 235 pounds (107 kg). He bats and throws right-handed. Previously, he played with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Tampa Bay Rays, and the San Francisco Giants. Burrell attended the University of Miami, where he won the Golden Spikes Award in 1998.… Read More

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  • Take Me Out To The Afterglow
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 01, 2012
  • Pat Burrell Lauded For Info On Tigers
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 29, 2012
  • Magic's Spin On Dodgers Keeps Changing
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 25, 2012
  • Giants Show Little Support For Cabrera
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 17, 2012


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1976 Birth Born on October 10, 1976.


1995 18 Years Old After graduating from high school in 1995, Burrell was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 43rd round of the 1995 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. … Read More
1996 19 Years Old He was also named the Most Outstanding Player of the 1996 College World Series, joining Dave Winfield and Phil Nevin as the only players to win the award without winning the series. … Read More


1997 20 Years Old He was named Baseball America's Summer Player of the year in 1997.
In 1998, as a junior, he won the Golden Spikes Award as the best player in college baseball.
1999 22 Years Old Entering the 1999 season, Burrell was named the top prospect in the Phillies' organization by Baseball America, and they also named him baseball's 19th best prospect. … Read More
2000 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Burrell was named the Phillies' top prospect and the second-best prospect in baseball by Baseball America in 2000. … Read More
2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 26 Years Old On February 3, 2003, Burrell signed a six-year, $50 million contract with the Phillies. … Read More
2004 27 Years Old Burrell had four hits and three RBI on April 27, 2004, in a 7 - 3 victory over the Cardinals. … Read More
2005 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 9, 2005, Burrell had four hits and five RBI in a 10 - 4 victory over the Cardinals.
2006 29 Years Old In April 2006, Burrell batted .300 with seven home runs. … Read More


Burrell became the Phillies' longest tenured player in 2007 with the departure of Lieberthal via free agency. … Read More
2008 - 2009 3 More Events
Burrell hit a game-winning two-run home run in the 12th inning of a 3 - 1 victory over Boston on April 17, 2010. … Read More
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
A month later, on December 3, he signed a one-year, $1 million contract to return to the Giants in 2011.
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