San Francisco Giants to honor Buster Posey ahead of May 7 game at Oracle Park


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The San Francisco Giants plan to honor Buster Posey ahead of the May 7 game at Oracle Park.

Posey played his entire 12-year career in San Francisco, helping the team win three World Series titles, in 2010, 2012 and 2014. He is the only player still on the Giants to have played on all three winning teams. of the title.

The 2010 NL Rookie of the Year, Posey came back from a devastating season-ending leg injury in 2011 to win the NL MVP the following year.

Posey was selected by the Giants fifth overall in the first round of the 2008 Florida State Draft, where in May 2008 he played all nine field positions in the same game.

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Posey is a .302 lifetime hitter, making him one of only six catchers in major league history to start 1,000 games at catcher and have a lifetime batting average of .300 or more (pending the inclusion of Negro League statistics).

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