December 21, 1982

Steve Garvey



Players most similar to | Gil Hodges, Cecil Cooper
Career statistics | 272 HRs, 1,308 RBIs, .294/.329/.446
Career year (1974) 21 HRs, 111 RBIs, .312/.342/.469, 200 hits

Teams | Dodgers (1969-82), Padres (83-87)

Acquired | Signed a five-year, $6.6 million contract with the Padres on Dec. 21, 1982.

Gone | Retired on Jan. 13, 1988.

Resume
• NL MVP award (1974)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1974, 76-78, 80)
• 10-time All-Star (1974-81, 84-85)
• Four Gold Glove awards (1974-77)
• Two-time All-Star Game MVP (1974, 78)
• Two-time NLCS MVP (1978, 84)

Led league
• Hits (1978, 80)
• Games played (1977-78, 80-82, 85)

Records
• Consecutive games played, NL (1,207)