Baseball Profile

Drafted: Cleveland Indians, second round (47th overall), June 1987 amateur draft
Albert batting for the Indians Position: Outfield (Left Field for the Indians and White Sox and Right Field for the Orioles)
Bats/Throws: Right/Right
First MLB Game: July 15, 1989
Last MLB Game: Ocotber 1, 2000
Most Recent Number: 88
Most Recent Team: Baltimore Orioles
Agent: Arn Tellem
Most Recent Salary/Contract: 5 years, $65 million (Signed in December 1998) with a no trade clause until 2001


Awards/Accomplishments:
College:
- 1st team All-SEC...1986, 1987
- South 1 Regional Tournament MVP...1986
- 2nd team All-America...1986
- 3rd team All-America...1987
MLB:
- Silver Slugger Team...1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998
- All Star...1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
- Participated in Home Run Derby...1993 (6th place), 1994 (7th place), 1995 (2nd place)
- AL RBI leader....1993, 1995 (tie), 1996
- AL Home Run leader...1995
- AL Slugging Percentage leader...1995, 1998
- AL Doubles leader...1995
- AL Runs leader....1995
Albert joined the Orioles in 1999 - AL Outfield Assist leader (RF)...1999 (tie)
- First player to ever hit 50 HR and 50 Doubles...1995
- The Sporting News Player of the Year...1995
- Baseball Digest Player of the Year...1995
- Cleveland's nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award...1993, 1994
- Hit 15 home runs at Oriole Park in his career prior to becoming an Oriole, which is the most by any opponent
- Led Major Leagues in the 1990s with 1,099 RBI
- Led Major Leagues in Extra Base Hits in the 1990s with 711
- Became the 4th player ever to have 8 consecutive seasons with 30 HR and 100 RBI...1999; Rodriguez (13), Foxx (12), Gehrig (11), Ruth (8) are the others who have done this
- One of 5 players to have led the AL in home runs, runs and slugging percentage. Others are: Mickey Mantle, Carl Yastrzemski, Ken Griffey Jr., and Alex Rodriguez
- Holds various batting records for the White Sox
- Inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 2005