Paul Konerko
Birth Date:March 5, 1976 (39 years old)
Place of Birth:Providence, RI
Hometown:Scottsdale, AZ
Experience:18 years
Drafted:Drafted by Retired in 1994 (1/13).
Scouting Report
Assets: Was a natural run producer. Had power and a very good batting eye. Over the years, he learned to take a walk and showed clutch ability when driving runners in. Was also a born leader.
Flaws: Was not a gold-glove caliber first baseman by any stretch. Like most first sackers, he lacked mobility and was slow around the bases. Also, he showed steady decline late in his career.
Career Potential: Quality run producer, power hitter and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Roberto Clemente Man of the Year 2014 (shared with Jimmy Rollins)
AL American League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2005
Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2002
Pacific Coast League (AAA) Most Valuable Player 1997
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 1997
Triple-A All-Star Team 1997
Triple-A Player of the Year 1997
Minor League Baseball Player of the Year 1997
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 1996
Double-A All-Star Team 1996
Northwest League (A) All-Star Team 1994