Mark Grudzielanek

Inducted in 2013
Outstanding high school career as a shortstop for Hanks High School with a career batting average of .449 from 1987-1989
Posted 11-1 record with 1.77 ERA during high school career
Drafted in 17th round by New York Mets in 1989
Led Trinidad Junior College to NCAA Junior College World Series
Drafted by Montreal Expos in 11th round in 1991
Made his Major League debut at age 24 on April 28, 1995
1996 selected to National League All Star team as a shortstop finishing the year with 201 hits
1997, led National League in doubles (54) and at bats (694)
Played with Los Angeles Dodgers
1999, set MLB record for the longest streak of home games with a hit (35) and finished 6th in batting average hitting .326
Played with Chicago Cubs as the primary second baseman on the team destined to play in the 2003 World Series before the infamous “Bartman” play
Named as the second baseman on the Chicago Cubs 2000-2009 “Team of the Decade”
Hit for the exclusive baseball cycle April 27, 2005 while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals
Earned Gold Glove in 2006 as a second baseman for the Kansas City Royals
July 12, 2008 he collected base hit # 2000
Retired in 2010 ending a 15 year career in the Major Leagues with a .289 batting average