Greg Bird, Infield, New York Yankees, #33


Date of Birth: 11/9/1992
Birthplace: Aurora, Colorado
Nickname: Bird Dog

Greg Bird, infielder for the New York Yankees, was drafted by the Yankees in 2011. He played in their minor league system from 2011 through 2014.

Bird played in 46 games with the Yankees in 2015. He hit his first two major league home runs in the same game on August 19th. He finished the season with 41 hits, 11 home runs, 31 RBIs, 53 strikeouts to 19 walks, and a .261 batting average. Defensively, as a first baseman in 46 games, he made 24 assists, 33 double plays, 376 putouts, and 1 error.

Bird had shoulder surgery after the 2015 season and he missed the entire 2016 season.

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Greg Bird
ESPN - Greg Bird