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  JockBio: Gary Sheffield Biography
Gary returned to Tampa the conquering hero, but the euphoria ended on a December night when he, Dwight, and three of their friends were stopped by Tampa police on their way back from a University of South Florida basketball game.
Gary was anointed Florida’s new rightfielder in the spring of 1994.
Gary does all the things (except steroids, of course) the Yankee champions did in their heyday: he works deep into counts, he gets clutch hits, and he is normally unflappable under pressure.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Sheffield/Sheffield_bio.html   (7153 words)

 Boston Red Sox - Sheffield has staying power - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Gary Sheffield sat in the Yankees locker room before last night's game with an ice pack on his left shoulder, looking up at a horde of media.
And last night, Sheffield beat the Red Sox with an eighth-inning RBI double on a magnificent at-bat in which he fouled off eight pitches from Sox reliever Mike Timlin, then laced the double to left, scoring Kenny Lofton with the go-ahead run in a 4-2 Yankees victory, their 30th comeback win of the season.
Sheffield debunked a report that he will undergo shoulder surgery in the offseason, and divulged that he no longer requires cortisone shots to dull the pain.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/07/01/sheffield_has_staying_power   (536 words)

 JockBio: Gary Sheffield Facts
Gary is one of only a handful of athletes to compete in the Little League World Series and the major league World Series.
Gary was named NL Comeback Player of the Year in 1992.
Gary’s third child, Gary Jr., was born in 1994.
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 Gary Sheffield (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Sheffield was born in Tampa, Florida, where he played on the same high school team as his uncle Dwight Gooden.
Sheffield pushed the fan back, and after throwing the ball back to the infield appeared to consider entering the stands to confront the fan, before regaining his composure.
Sheffield is the nephew of former Mets and Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden.
gary-sheffield.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1256 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Gary Sheffield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Sheffield led the league with a.330 average (to date, the batting title is the only one won by a Padre other than then-teammate Tony Gwynn), and hit 33 home runs with 100 RBI and a.385 on base percentage.
Sheffield's immense strength allows him to induce a lot of torque on the bat, producing a unique swing that nonetheless drives the ball far upon contact.
Sheffield supported his wife and said he was well aware of a long-term relationship between his wife and "a well-known professional singer over 10 years ago".
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/gary_sheffield   (1785 words)

 KFFL - Gary Sheffield, OF, Detroit Tigers
Sheffield insists he does not want to play first base for a full year like he did in the playoffs, but it is possible the club could deal Sheffield away to another team prior to spring training.
New York Yankees 1B/OF Gary Sheffield was rested by manager Joe Torre, Friday, Oct. 6, against the Detroit Tigers, because DH/OF Bernie Williams, who served as the designated hitter, was a career.353 hitter versus Tigers SP Kenny Rogers, with two career home runs.
Sheffield was starting in place of injured 1B Jason Giambi (wrist), according to the Associated Press, and had been working out at first base during his rehabilitation from wrist surgery.
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 Sheffield heads to Tigers from Yanks - USATODAY.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
NEW YORK — Gary Sheffield left New York with what he wanted: a $28 million contract extension through 2009 and a promise that he wouldn't be playing first base.
Sheffield was traded from the Yankees to the Detroit Tigers on Friday for three pitching prospects in the first major trade of the offseason, a deal that brings him back to Tigers manager Jim Leyland and team president Dave Dombrowski.
Sheffield topped 34 homers and 120 RBI in each of his first two seasons with the Yankees, but missed most of 2006 with a wrist injury from an April collision with Toronto's Shea Hillenbrand.
www.usatoday.com.cob-web.org:8888 /sports/baseball/al/2006-11-10-sheffield-trade_x.htm   (941 words)

 Gary Sheffield : USAToday.com - Gary Sheffield Biography from USAToday.com
Sheffield is owed $13 million next year under the terms of his previous deal, though $5 million of that is deferred.
ET Tigers acquired outfielder Gary Sheffield from the Yankees for RHP Humberto Sanchez, RHP Kevin Whelan and RHP Anthony Claggett.
ET According to SI.com, the Tigers have acquired Gary Sheffield from the Yankees for Humberto Sanchez, Kevin Whelan and Anthony Claggett.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=1520   (506 words)

 Gary Sheffield News
Gary Sheffield was traded from the New York Yankees to the Detroit Tigers on Friday for three pitching prospects.
Gary Sheffield's $13 million option was exercised Sunday by the New York Yankees, who plan to trade the outfielder rather than keep him.
Gary Sheffield said he's being blocked by 'middle men' from speaking with Yankees owner George Steinbrenner about his desire to stay in New York and will comply with the team's request to form a list of clubs...
www.topix.net /baseball-players/gary-sheffield   (538 words)

 Rays: Sheffield counts the Rays in
Sheffield said there would be no so-called "hometown discount," but he would consider structuring a deal in a way, such as deferring salary, that the Rays could have money to spend on other acquisitions.
Sheffield would give the Rays exactly what they want: a proven, legitimate power threat in the middle of their order.
Sheffield, who fired agent Scott Boras and plans to represent himself in negotiations, is not opposed to sticking with the Braves, either.
www.sptimes.com /2003/09/30/Rays/Sheffield_counts_the_.shtml   (814 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB - Sheffield to accept Yankees' three-year offer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Gary Sheffield has decided to accept the Yankees' three-year contract offer for between $36 million and $38 million, sources close to the free-agent outfielder have told ESPN's Peter Gammons.
Sheffield did not finalize details of the deal with George Steinbrenner on Saturday; the Yankees' principal owner was at a Tampa, Fla., hospital with longtime Yankee assistant Billy Connors, who suffered a heart attack Friday and underwent quadruple bypass surgery.
Sheffield and his agent, Rufus Williams, had a one-hour meeting Tuesday with Steinbrenner at Legends Field, the team's spring training complex in Tampa, Fla., the AP reported.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=1674675   (751 words)

 Gary Sheffield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968) is a Major League Baseball player for the Detroit Tigers.
Sheffield was originally drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers as a shortstop.
Sheffield and Bubba Crosby were both going for the ball when the two collided at the outfield wall, allowing two runs to score to give the Angels a 3-2 lead.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gary_Sheffield   (636 words)

 Gary Sheffield at Inside The Yankees.com
When Gary Sheffield first came up to the big leagues, he was an infielder, playing part of one season at shortstop and four more at third base.
Gary Sheffield is one of the game's most feared hitters.
If Gary Sheffield had not been injured for parts of several seasons in the first half of his career, he would likely have hall of fame numbers by now.
insidetheyankees.com /players/garysheffield.htm   (592 words)

 Gary Sheffield : MLB Legends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Gary Sheffield had perhaps the finest season of his career with the Atlanta Braves, setting the club’s single-season record for RBIs.
Sheffield was one of the prize acquisitions for the New York Yankees, who are favored to win the World Series.
Sheffield is not known as the most congenial player.
www.mlb-legends.com /hitters/garySheffield.php   (216 words)

 Sports: Gary Sheffield
Playing for five teams, Sheffield has hit at least 20 homers in a season 11 times and has driven in 100 runs six times.
Early in his career, Sheffield was occasionally criticized for being surly and he admits his demeanor in those days led to a bad reputation.
After batting.330 with 39 homers and 132 RBIs last season for Atlanta, Sheffield was one of the blue chip, if not the most sought after, free agent in the offseason.
www.sptimes.com /2004/02/03/Sports/Gary_Sheffield.shtml   (396 words)

 Minor League Ball :: Minor Leagues blog featuring John Sickels
Sheffield got in trouble frequently as a child, but his parents were strict and tried hard to keep him in line.
Sheffield begs the question of which is worse, the guy who is quietly subversive behind his teammates' backs, ala Franco with Armando, or the guy who makes a lot of noise to the press but is fairly subdued with his teammates.
Sheffield may have played the race card a few times in his career, that does not come close to Cobb's laundry list of vile actions, some of which would be considered vile in any era.
www.minorleagueball.com /story/2006/4/21/94359/8196   (5465 words)

 Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal | Boston Red Sox
This is the same Sheffield who once admitted that while a member of the Milwaukee Brewers, he purposefully overthrew balls from his position at third base into the stands beyond first, in order to facilitate a trade.
Sheffield warned that if the Yankees traded him to the cross-town Mets, there would be mega-pouting for the rest of the season.
But then, Sheffield is a very complex man. He was certain that he wouldn't be disciplined this past April when he shoved a fan because the Boston Police Dept. announced plans to press charges against Chris House.
www.projo.com /redsox/content/projo_20050715_15sean1.205001f.html   (966 words)

 New York Yankees, Gary Sheffield, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
NEW YORK -- Gary Sheffield is angry that the New York Yankees plan to exercise his $13 million option for next season rather than allow him to become a free agent.
Sheffield was New York's right fielder before he was sidelined from May 29 to Sept. 22 with an injured left wrist that required surgery.
Sheffield, who turns 38 next month, hit.298 with six homers and 25 RBI in 39 games this year.
images.sportsline.com /mlb/story/9754796   (425 words)

 Gary Sheffield Scuffles With Boston Fan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Gary Sheffield was fielding Jason Varitek's two-run triple along the low right-field fence in the eighth inning of the Red Sox's 8-5 victory over the Yankees Thursday night when a fan swung a short uppercut in his direction, appearing to graze the side of the slugger's face with his right arm.
Sheffield then whirled around with a cocked fist, shouting in the face of the first man — but restrained himself and did not throw a punch.
Sheffield led off the ninth with a double, but was stranded at third.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/04/15/sports/s053332D89.DTL   (859 words)

 Gary Sheffield Scuffles With Boston Fan
BOSTON—Gary Sheffield was fielding Jason Varitek’s two-run triple along the low right-field fence in the eighth inning of the Red Sox’s 8-5 victory over the Yankees Thursday night when a fan swung a short uppercut in his direction, appearing to graze the side of the slugger’s face with his right arm.
Sheffield turned to the Boston fan who hit him, his fist cocked and his temper hot.
Sheffield then whirled around with a cocked fist, shouting in the face of the first man _ but restrained himself and did not throw a punch.
www.sacunion.com /pages/sports/articles/4035   (942 words)

 Gary Sheffield MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
Gary Sheffield was traded from the Yankees to the Tigers on Friday for three pitching prospects.
Sheffield could play a corner spot with the AL champions or see time at DH.
Sheffield, 38, was an All-Star during his first two seasons with the Yankees but missed most of last year after injuring his wrist during a collision at first base.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/players/playerpage/8061   (312 words)

 Gary Sheffield Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Gary Sheffield was born on Monday, November 18, 1968, in Tampa, Florida.
Sheffield was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1988, with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Go to FoxSports.com for the most up-to-date Gary Sheffield news, stats, fantasy info and much more.
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 Gary Sheffield - Detroit Tigers - Sportsnet.ca
Sheffield's success comes from his patience and overall smarts at the plate.
Sheffield has been plagued by minor injuries and they seem to affect his mind more than his body.
Nov 10, 2006: New York Yankees traded Gary Sheffield to the Detroit Tigers for Humberto Sanchez, Kevin Whelan and Anthony Claggett.
www2.sportsnet.ca /baseball/mlb/players/Gary_Sheffield   (533 words)

 Pro Sports Daily: Gary Sheffield News
Sheffield doesn't have a contract beyond this season and at 37, he didn't seem likely to be brought back next year even before Abreu arrived and took his place in the No. 3 hole in the lineup."
Newsday: "Whatever hope the Yankees had that Gary Sheffield's left wrist injury would not be long-term ended yesterday with the news that the slugging rightfielder would undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament and a dislocating tendon.
Journal News: "Gary Sheffield arrived at Tropicana Field yesterday afternoon worried that he was headed to the disabled list because of the pain in his right wrist.
www.prosportsdaily.com /players/gary-sheffield.html   (10214 words)

 Shopping.com - Shopping made simple
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Gary Sheffield has played for several Major League teams, but his heart was always in New York.
This official Major League baseball was signed by Gary Sheffield at the 100 Years of baseball show at The Crowne Plaza in Seacaucus, NJ.
www.shopping.com /xGS-Gary_Sheffield   (740 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB - Gary Sheffield - New York Yankees - Player Card (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
News: Sheffield, who was traded to Detroit on Friday, has signed a two-year contract extension with his new club, the Tigers' official site reports.
Yankees June 2: Placed outfielder Gary Sheffield on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Tuesday, with a torn ligament and dislocated tendon in his left wrist; recalled outfielder Kevin Thompson from Columbus of the International League (AAA).
Yankees May 24: Activated outfielder Gary Sheffield from the 15-day disabled list; designated pitcher Coltar Bean for assignment.
sports.espn.go.com.cob-web.org:8888 /mlb/players/profile?statsId=4268   (144 words)

 FOX Sports: Gary Sheffield
The strength of Sheffield's hands and wrists is second to none.
When his hands and hips are out of concert, he is still strong enough to muscle balls for hits.
Sheffield continues to be a selective hitter with good strike-zone understanding.
msn.foxsports.com /mlb/player?categoryId=85606   (157 words)

 Gary Sheffield's Agent Warns Interested Teams Not To Tap Glass | The Onion - America's Finest News Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
NEW YORK—With his newly available client Gary Sheffield on 24-hour display in an eight-square-foot glass enclosure, agent/warden Rufus Williams advised all interested general managers to avoid tapping the glass, staring, using flash photography, or making any sudden movements while in the vicinity of the notoriously temperamental Yankee right-fielder.
"Gary is in a very bad mood today—you can tell by the way he's gnawing at his straight jacket—so please, for the love of God, whatever you do, keep your voice down and don't give him a reason to attack," Williams said to a group of representatives from the Padres, Angels, and Giants.
Get out while you still ca—aaaarrrgggghhhhh!!!" Upon escaping, Sheffield was able to maul GMs from eight teams with a losing record and one that wanted to play him at first base before being eventually subdued and signed by Scott Boras.
www.theonion.com /content/node/55033   (340 words)

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