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Encyclopedia > BJ Surhoff

William James "B.J." Surhoff (born August 4, 1964 in the Bronx, New York City, New York) is an outfielder, first baseman, and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who is currently in his second stint with the Baltimore Orioles. After initially playing for them from 1996 to 2000, he rejoined the team in 2003. He has also played for the Milwaukee Brewers (1987-95) and the Atlanta Braves (2000-02). He began his career as a catcher, and after playing third base in the mid-1990s, shifted to become primarily a left fielder. August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Main article: New York City The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... An outfielder moves in to catch a fly ball Outfielder is a collective term including left fielder, center fielder, and right fielder, the three positions in baseball farthest from the batter. ... The position of the first baseman First base redirects here. ... A designated hitter (often shortened to DH), is an official position adopted by Major League Baseballs American League in 1973 that allowed teams to boost sagging offensive performances by designating a player to bat in place of the pitcher. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1983 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1966 AL Pennants (7) 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 1969 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1944 East Division titles (8) 1997 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1979 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (1) 1996 Major league... Major league affiliations National League (1998-present) Central Division (1998-present) American League (1969-1997) Central Division (1994-1997) East Division (1972-1993) West Division (1969-1971) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None AL Pennants (1) 1982 Central Division titles (0) None AL East... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) East Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1995 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1914 NL Pennants (17) 1999 â€¢ 1996 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1992 1991 â€¢ 1958 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1948 1914 â€¢ 1898 â€¢ 1897 â€¢ 1893 1892 â€¢ 1891 â€¢ 1883 â€¢ 1878 1877 East Division titles (11) 2005... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... The position of the third baseman Third base and 3B redirect here. ... The position of the left fielder A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field. ...


After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and playing for the 1984 Olympic baseball team, Surhoff was selected by the Brewers with the first pick of the 1985 amateur draft. A versatile player, he has appeared at every position except pitcher over the course of his career. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a competitive public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... See also: 1984 in sports, other events of 1985, 1986 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Ken Schrader enters NASCAR CART Racing - Al Unser Sr won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Danny... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a...


Currently, the Orioles refused to offer Surhoff arbitration. He can rejoin the team on May 1st.


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