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Gary Sheffield

MLB on TBS - Studio Analyst

TURNER SPORTS

  • Gary Sheffield has served as an MLB on TBS studio analyst for the network’s regular season and Postseason game coverage since 2012.

CAREER

  • Sheffield was a nine-time MLB All-Star and a five-time Silver Slugger Award-winner throughout his 22-year career.
  • Originally drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round (6th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft, Sheffield went on to play for the Brewers (1988-1991), San Diego Padres (1992-93), Florida Marlins (1993-98), Los Angeles Dodgers (1998-2001), Atlanta Braves (2002-03), New York Yankees (2004-06), Detroit Tigers (2007-08) and New York Mets (2009).
  • Sheffield appeared in the MLB Postseason while a member of the Marlins (1997), Braves (2002-03) and Yankees (2004-06). He won a World Series with the Marlins in 1997.
  • Sheffield’s 509 career home runs rank 26th all-time. He hit his milestone 500th home on April 17, 2009 as a member of the Mets against the Brewers.
  • Primarily a third baseman and outfielder throughout his playing career, Sheffield won the 1992 National League batting title while with the Padres.
  • Sheffield is the Dodgers career leader in on-base percentage (.424) and slugging percentage (.573).
  • Sheffield holds the Marlins’ franchise record for home runs in a season (42) in 1996. He’s also the franchise’s career leader in on-base percentage (.426) and slugging percentage (.543).

PERSONAL

  • Sheffield was born in Tampa, Florida on November 18, 1968. He is married to gospel singer DeLeon Richards.
  • Sheffield is the nephew of former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden.