Desi Relaford

Desmond Lamont Relaford
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 174 lbs.
Born: September 16, 1973 in Valdosta, GA
Drafted: 4th round 1991 by the Seattle Mariners
Acquired: claimed on waivers from the San Diego Padres, October 2000
Departed: traded to the San Francisco Giants with
Tsuyoshi Shinjo for Shawn Estes, December 2001

 

Desi won a job as Rey Ordonez' backup with an impressive Spring Training in 2001, and his only season with the Mets was an unqualified triumph. This card is from the 1998 Bowman set. Other cards are shown below.

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1996 Phi NL  15   40   2   7   2  0  0   1    9  1  0   9   3   0   1  0 .233 .225 .175
1997 Phi NL  15   38   3   7   1  2  0   6   12  3  0   6   5   0   1  0 .279 .316 .184
1998 Phi NL 142  494  45 121  25  3  5  41  167  9  5  87  33   3  10  6 .293 .338 .245
1999 Phi NL  65  211  31  51  11  2  1  26   69  4  3  34  19   6   6  0 .322 .327 .242
2000 2teams 128  410  55  88  14  3  5  46  123 13  0  71  75  12   3  2 .351 .300 .215
2001 *METS* 120  301  43  91  27  0  8  36  142
13  5  65  27   5   2  5 .364 .472 .302
2002 Sea AL 112  329  55  88  13  2  6  43  123 10  3  51  33   6   1  7 .339 .374 .267
2003 K C AL 141  500  70 127  27  5  8  59  188 20  4  70  40   6   8  3 .315 .376 .254
2004 K C AL 114  380  45  84  14  0  6  34  116  5  4  56  34   8   4  4 .296 .305 .221
2005 Col NL  73  210  24  47  13  2  1  16   67  3  3  42  22   4   1  1 .308 .319 .224
2007 Tex AL  14   26   2   3   0  0  0   0    3  0  1   6   2   0   0  0 .179 .115 .115
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METS TOTALS 120  301  43  91  27  0  8  36  142 13  5  65  27   5   2  5 .364 .472 .302
OTHER CLUBS 819 2638 332 623 120 19 32 272  877 68 23 432 266  45  35 23 .314 .332 .236
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CAREER TOTS 939 2939 375 714 147 19 40 308 1019 81 28 497 293  50  37 28 .319 .347 .243

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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2000 Phi NL  83  253  29  56  12  3  3  30   83  5  0  45  48   9   1  2 .362 .328 .221
2000 S D NL  45  157  26  32   2  0  2  16   40  8  0  26  27   3   1  1 .330 .255 .204

 

PITCHING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G GS CG  IP  W  L PCT  H  R ER SO BB ShO SV   ERA
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2001 *METS*  1  0  0 1.0  0  0 ---  0  0  0  1  0   0  0  0.00

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This is a list of the Desi Relaford cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1993 Bowman

1998 Donruss

2000 Ultra
Platinum Medallion

2001 Pacific

1991-92 Topps Stadium Club Dome #152 (Draft Pick)

1992 Classic Best #387
1992 Classic Best Peninsula Pilots #8
1992 Fleer/ProCards Peninsula Pilots #2941

1992-93 Fleer Excel #230

1993 Bowman #163
1993 Classic Best #249
1993 Topps Team Stadium Club Seattle Mariners #2

1994 Bowman #529
1994 Fleer/ProCards Jacksonville Suns #1420
1994 Upper Deck Top Prospects #186

1995 Best #40
1995 Bowman #153
1995 Bowman's Best Blue #89
1995 Signature Rookies Club Set Autobilia #35
(autographed; 143/1000)
1995 Upper Deck Top Prospects #77

1996 Bowman #186
1996 Bowman's Best #166
1996 Topps #426
(Prospects)

1997 Donruss #397 (Rookie)
1997 Leaf #171
(Rookie)
1997 Score #298
1997 Score Premium Stock #298
1997 Score Showcase Series Artist's Proof #298

1998 Bowman #334
1998 Bowman International #334
1998 Donruss #312
1998 Fleer Tradition #547
(Rookie)
1998 Pacific Invincible Gems of the Diamond #188
1998 Pacific Omega Rising Stars #20
1998 Pacific Online Silver #570
1998 Pacific Paramount #215
1998 Pacific Paramount Red #215
1998 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #459

1999 Pacific Omega #181
1999 Pacific Paramount #180
1999 Pacific Paramount Gold #180
1999 Pacific Revolution #107
1999 Skybox Premium #74
1999 Topps #336
1999 Upper Deck #174
1999 Upper Deck Black Diamond #65
1999 Upper Deck Choice #125
1999 Upper Deck Choice #125
(autographed)
1999 Upper Deck Victory #299

2000 Fleer Focus #10
2000 Fleer Tradition #334
2000 Fleer Ultra #82
2000 Fleer Ultra Gold Medallion #82G
2000 Fleer Ultra Platinum Medallion #82P (24/50)
2000 Pacific #330
2000 Topps #258
2000 Topps Chrome #258
2000 Upper Deck #199
2000 Upper Deck Exclusives #199 (035/100)

2001 Pacific #374
2001 Topps #494
2001 Topps Chrome #580
2001 Topps Limited Edition #494

2002 Upper Deck Victory

2002 Fleer

2003 Topps Chrome Refractors

2006 Topps Heritage

2002 Fleer #153
2002 Fleer #153
(gold back)
2002 Fleer Tradition #253
2002 Topps Total #759
2002 Upper Deck Victory #370

2003 Topps #393
2003 Topps Chrome #242
2003 Topps Chrome Refractors #242
(438/699)
2003 Upper Deck 40 Man #230

2004 MLB Showdown #170
2004 Topps #174
2004 Topps Heritage #369
2004 Topps Total #239

2005 MLB Showdown #159
2005 MLB Showdown Trading Deadline #090
2005 Topps Heritage #333
2005 Topps Total #137

2006 Topps #63
2006 Topps Heritage #155

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