“Throwback Thursday” – Featuring Former Chicago Cub Joe Girardi

  • The Chicago Cubs drafted Joe Girardi in the fifth round of the 1986 MLB Draft.
  • Chicago Cubs Minor League System: (4 seasons) 1986-1989
  • Chicago Cub 1st stint: 1989-1992 (4) seasons (MLB Debut, April 4, 1989)
  • Chicago Cubs 2nd stint: 2000-2002 (3) seasons (MLB All Star Team 2000)

Born on October 14, 1964 in Peoria, Illinois and raised there.

Attended Northwestern University and graduated in 1986 with a Degree in Industrial Engineering

  • (4) times World Series Champion with the New York Yankees
  • (3) times as a player in 1996, 1998, 1999
  • (1) time as the New York Yankees Manager in 2006

MLB Career Stats:

  • Batting Average: .267
  • Home Runs: 36
  • Runs Batted In: 422
  • Managerial record: 988-794  55.4%

Current Baseball Job: Broadcaster and Analyst for MLB Network and Fox Sports.

 

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