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 - Comeback Player of the Year 2005
Named to the All-Star Game 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000