John Valentin

Shortstop

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2010

Awards and Recognition with Boston
Silver Slugger Award, 1995

Career Batting Statistics for John Valentin with Boston

SEASON AB R H HR RBI BB SB AVG
1992 185 21 51 5 25 20 1 .276
1993 468 50 130 11 66 49 3 .278
1994 301 53 95 9 49 42 3 .316
1995 520 108 155 27 102 81 20 .298
1996 527 84 156 13 59 63 9 .296
1997 575 95 176 18 77 58 7 .306
1998 588 113 145 23 73 77 4 .247
1999 450 58 114 12 70 40 0 .253
2000 35 6 9 2 2 2 0 .257
2001 60 8 12 1 5 9 0 .200
10 yrs 3709 596 1043 121 528 441 47 .281

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Memorable Moments for John Valentin

  • 8 July 1994 - John Valentin becomes the second Red Sox player to turn a rare, unassisted triple play and also hits a three-run homer to give Boston a 4-3 win over Seattle at Fenway Park.
  • 2 May 1995 - Mo Vaughn and John Valentin each hit grand slams at Yankee Stadium to account for the only runs in an 8-0 for Boston over New York.
  • 2 June 1995 - John Valentin hits collects five hits, including a double and three home runs, for 15 total bases in a 10-inning, 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park.
  • 6 June 1996 - John Valentin hits for the cycle in the same game that Boston hits into a first inning triple play against the White Sox at Fenway Park, the first time since 1931 that a game featured both rare feats; the Red Sox win 7-4.
  • 10 October 1999 - The Red Sox embarrass the Indians 23-7 at Fenway Park as they rack up 24 hits, setting playoff records for the most hits and runs scored in a game; the 16-run margin also set a record. John Valentin leads the charge with four hits, including two home runs, and seven RBI.