Dave Winfield

Birthdate 10/3/1951
Death Date
Debut Year 1973
Year of Induction 2001
Teams Angels, Blue Jays, Indians, Padres, Twins, Yankees
Positions Designated Hitter, Right Field

Dave Winfield was drafted by the MLB San Diego Padres, the NBA Atlanta Hawks, the ABA Utah Stars, and the NFL Minnesota Vikings. 

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1987 contract to appear on Sports Illustrated posters

1987 contract to appear on Sports Illustrated posters

Many fans had Sports Illustrated posters as youngsters. Here Dave Winfield signed a contract to have his likeness appear on those posters. Dated 2/14/87 this contract has Winfield’s signature at the bottom. One of the most gifted athletes in baseball history, Winfield was drafted fourth overall by the Padres and also by teams in four other leagues
Rusty Meacham writes about Dave Winfield's final MLB at bat

Rusty Meacham writes about Dave Winfield's final MLB at bat

Rusty Meacham played eight professional seasons, parts of six in the big leagues. When asked to reflect on his most memorable moment in the Major Leagues, Meacham wrote about facing Dave Winfield. “My most memorable moments in baseball are two. The first is facing Dave Winfield in his final at bat as a big leaguer,
Lineup card featuring Dave Winfield who recorded his 3,106th of his 3,110 career hits

Lineup card featuring Dave Winfield who recorded his 3,106th of his 3,110 career hits

Here’s a Dave Winfield story rarely heard. Near the end of his career in 1994 Winfield was traded from the Twins to the Indians for a player to be named later. Because of the strike that year he did not play that season for the Indians and no player was named in exchange. To settle the trade t

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