Power hitter who in 1990 became the first player to hit 50 home runs in over a decade as a member of the Detroit Tigers.
He spent time in Japan for the opportunity to play every day.
He was selected to 3 All-Star games and he won a World Series Championship with the New York Yankees in 1996.
His son Prince Fielder also became an MLB power hitter.
Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg was the last Detroit Tiger before Fielder to hit over fifty home runs in a season.