Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke
Birthdate 10/21/1983
Death Date
Debut Year 2004
Year of Induction
Teams Angels, Astros, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Royals
Positions Agent, Pitcher

A former Gatorade National High School Player of the Year, Zack Greinke has won the Cy Young, Gold Glove, and Silver Slugger awards.

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Zack Greinke was the Gatorade National High School Player of the Year before becoming a Major Leaguer

Zack Greinke was the Gatorade National High School Player of the Year before becoming a Major Leaguer

When Zack Greinke signed the document shown here, he was a high school sophomore trying out for a collegiate showcase. Just three weeks past his 16th birthday, Greinke signed up for the prestigious Team One Florida showcase. Among the pitchers to play for Team One Florida are Cy Young Award Roy Hall
Three weeks after his 16th birthday Zack Greinke couldn't have known the baseball success he'd have

Three weeks after his 16th birthday Zack Greinke couldn't have known the baseball success he'd have

Zack Greinke filled out the tryout form and signed the bottom three weeks after his 16th birthday. Shown here is a closeup of Gerinke’s signature as a sophomore in high school. Because Greinke was underage, his father Don also had to sign the form. The elder Greinke signed his name just below his son. It’s difficult to imagine any baseball-related signature
ESPN SportsTicker questionnaire filled out by an 18-year old Zack Greinke two years before MLB debut

ESPN SportsTicker questionnaire filled out by an 18-year old Zack Greinke two years before MLB debut

In the collection is this ESPN SportsTicker questionnaire filled out entirely by Zack Greinke on August 3, 2002. Greinke was just two months removed from his senior year in high school and still two years away from his Major League debut with the Royals. Though he would win the 2009
ESPN SportsTicker employed CooperstownExpert's Jim Smiley as their Dodger reporter for 18 years

ESPN SportsTicker employed CooperstownExpert's Jim Smiley as their Dodger reporter for 18 years

Everything on this website is in the private collection of CooperstownExpert.com’s Jim Smiley. The collection is the fruit of a 30-year labor of love. Smiley was hired by SportsTicker – the same company for which Greinke filled out the publicity questionnaire – in 1992. Smiley cove

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