December 18, 1998

Steve Finley



Teams | Orioles [1989-90] Astros [91-94] Padres [95-98] Diamondbacks [99-2004] Dodgers [04] Angels [05] Giants [06] Rockies [07]

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Phil Plantier, Derek Bell, Pedro Martinez (not that one), Doug Brocail, Craig Shipley and Ricky Gutierrez to the Astros for Finley, Ken Caminiti, Andujar Cedeno, Robert Petagine, Brian Williams and Sean Fesh on Dec. 28, 1994.

How he left | Finley signed as a free agent with the Diamondbacks on Dec. 18, 1998.

Player most similar to | Johnny Damon

Career year [1996] 30 home runs, 95 RBIs, .298 batting average, .354 on-base percentage, .531 slugging percentage, 126 runs, 45 doubles.

Resume |
Top 10 in MVP voting [1996]
Two-time All-Star [1997, 2000]
Five Gold Glove awards [1995-96, 99-2000, 04]
Led league in triples [1993, 2003]

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