Curtis Granderson

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Birthday
16, 1981
Birthplace
Blue Island, IL
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Blue Island, IL

About

Three-time MLB All Star center fielder who led the major league in triples in 2007 and 2008 as a member of the Detroit Tigers. He played for the New York Yankees from 2010 to 2013, then signed with the New York Mets prior to the 2014 season. He made World Series appearances with the Tigers in 2006 and the Mets in 2015.

Before Fame

He was raised in an academic family where his parents were both teachers.

Trivia

He became one of baseball's biggest ambassadors, oftentimes traveling overseas to promote the game.

Family Life

He was born to Curtis Sr. and Mary, both of whom were teachers. His sister Monica became a professor at Florida State University.

Associated With

He joined All Star shortstop Derek Jeter on the Yankees in 2010.