Tyrone Woods

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Birthday
16, 1969
Birthplace
Brooksville, FL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Brooksville, FL

About

Former first baseman who became a star in Korea and Japan as a member of teams like the Doosan Bears and Chunichi Dragons. He was named MVP of Korea Professional Baseball after hitting a league-record forty-two home runs in 1998.

Before Fame

He was drafted as a third baseman out of high school by the Montreal Expos in 1988 but never played for an MLB team.

Trivia

In 2006, while playing for Nippon Professional Baseball, he hit grand slams in back-to-back games, becoming the first Central League player to do so in fifty-three seasons.

Family Life

He married a woman named Cheryl.

Associated With

He was teammates with Kosuke Fukudome when Fukudome won the NPB MVP award in 2006.