Paul Leo Molitor (The Ignitor)
Positions: Designated Hitter, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: August 22, 1956 in St. Paul, MN
High Schools: Cretin HS (St. Paul, MN), Cretin-Derham Hall HS (St. Paul, MN)
School: University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1977 amateur draft.
Signed June 24, 1977. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 7, 1978 (Age 21.228, 11,605th in MLB history) vs. BAL 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1978 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Twins/BlueJays 1978-1998
Agents: Ron Simon [*]
Last Game: September 27, 1998 (Age 42.036) vs. CLE 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2004 (431/506 ballots).
View Paul Molitor Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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