Tim Raines

Tim Raines Expos
Birthdate 09/16/1959
Death Date
Debut Year 1979
Year of Induction 2017
Teams Athletics, Expos, Marlins, Orioles, White Sox, Yankees
Positions Designated Hitter, Left Field

The 1986 batting champ and 7-time All Star, Tim Raines has the most stolen bases of any switch-hitter in Major League history.

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Starting with his rookie year in Montreal, Tim Raines made 7 straight all star teams

Starting with his rookie year in Montreal, Tim Raines made 7 straight all star teams

Tim Raines got to the big leagues with the Montreal Expos to stay in 1981. An All Star in his first season, Raines hit .304 with a league-leading 71 stolen bases. He finished second to the Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela for the Rookie of the Year. Raines soon established
Tim Raines gained a World Series ring as a member of the Yankees

Tim Raines gained a World Series ring as a member of the Yankees

Tim Raines played for the Yankees from 1996-1998. A useful player off the bench, Raines helped New York play in the postseason each year. In 1996 New York downed Atlanta in the World Series to give Raines a World Series ring. In the collection is a lineup card from Game 2 of the 1997 ALDS. Signed at
Raines remained an offensive force late in his career

Raines remained an offensive force late in his career

Even at 38 years old, Tim Raines was still a potent threat. Yankee skipper Joe Torre put Raines in his familiar leadoff spot in the batting order for Game 2 of the 1997 ALDS. Raines’ defense had deteriorated as evidenced by his role as the designated hitter, but his offense was as good as ever

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