Friday, February 18, 2011
Former Tiger Sheffield files retirement papers
Former Tiger Gary Sheffield has officially filled his retirement papers with Major League Baseball, on Thursday.
The 42-year-old Sheffield, hit 509 career home runs, with 1676 RBI in a career that lasted 22 seasons with 8 teams, including Detroit. Sheffield played with the Tigers during the 2007 and 2008 seasons, he ranks 24th all-time in career home runs.
The always opinionated Sheffield says that he thinks he’s got a Hall of Fame worthy career, but unfortunately for Sheff, his testimony to the BALCO grand jury, admitting steroids, will probably keep him out.
Whether or not Sheffield is really a HOF worthy candidate will make for a fun debate.