Jason Giambi
Birth Date:January 8, 1971 (44 years old)
Place of Birth:West Covina, CA
Hometown:West Covina, CA
Experience:20 years
Drafted:Drafted by Oakland in 1992 (2nd round).
Scouting Report
Assets: Had great power and terrific plate discipline. Could get red-hot with the bat for stretches. Was a very likeable teammate and a true leader.
Flaws: While he enjoyed playing first base over the years, his fielding was not good on the whole. Was also a slow base-runner that clogged things up.
Career Potential: Patient slugger and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Most Valuable Player Award 2000
Hutch Award 2000
AL Silver Slugger 2002, 2001
AL Comeback player of the year 2002
AL Players Choice Awards 2005
Named to the All-Star Game 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000