Ryne Dee Sandberg (Ryno or Kid Natural)
Positions: Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: September 18, 1959 in Spokane, WA
High School: North Central HS (Spokane, WA)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 20th round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Signed June 15, 1978. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 2, 1981 (Age 21.349, 12,105th in MLB history) vs. ATL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1982 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Phillies 1981-1997
Agents: Jim Turner,Richie Bry [*]
Last Game: September 28, 1997 (Age 38.010) vs. STL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2005 (393/516 ballots).
View Ryne Sandberg Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Uncle of Jared Sandberg
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