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LANCE BERKMAN

MLB  Retired (2014)     |   Played: 1995-2013
Positions
1B-785, LF-549, RF-374, OF-266, CF-166, DH-100
Born
February 10, 1976  (38.066)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 205
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
High School
Canyon  (New Braunfels,TX)
College:
Drafted:
Houston Astros:  1997-1-16 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,000,000
Full Name
William Lance Berkman 
TBC Player ID
1080
MLB Debut
July 16, 1999  (23.157)
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  mlb  1998 (#64), 1999 (#13), 2000 (#37)   team  1999 (#1-HOU), 2000 (#2-HOU)

Speed
37
Contact
49
Patience
95
Batting
74
Power
83
Health
0

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
3 Homers in a gameApr 16,2002
40 Homers in a Season MLB2x 2002,2006
50 Doubles in a Season1x 2001
College All-American (1st team)1997 1B
College Hall of FamerRice (2005)
Comeback Player of the YearNL 2011
First Round Draft Pick1997 (#16)
Futures Game ParticipantUSA 1999
Home Run Derby Participant4x 2002,2004,2006,2008
Major League All-Star Game6x 2001-2002,2004,2006,2008,2011
NCAA Conference MVPWestern Athletic Conference (1997)
Player of the Month2x May-2004 (NL),May-2008 (NL)
Player of the Week6x Jun-24-2001, May-5-2002, Apr-27-2008, May-11-2008,Apr-17-2011,May-1-2011
Suspensions6/8/2007 - Threw equipment on field after ejection (2)
Switch-hit Homers in Same Game2x
Top Prospect1998 MLB (#64),1999 MLB (#13),2000 MLB (#37),1999 Hou (#1),2000 Hou (#2)
World Series ChampionSTL 2011


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