Paul O'Neill (baseball player)

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Paul Andrew O'Neill (born February 25, 1963) is a former Major League Baseball player who played with the Cincinnati Reds (1987-1992) and New York Yankees (1993-2001). O'Neill was well-known for his passion and emotion on the field, often throwing objects in times of frustration. O'Neill was also known for his clutch play and was a key contributor to the New York Yankee dynasty. He obtained five World Series championships (1990, 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000), four of which were with with the Yankees. In a 17 year career, O'Neill compiled a lifetime batting average of .288, 281 home runs, 1,269 runs batted in, and 2,105 hits.

O'Neill won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 average. He was a five-time All-Star, playing in 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, and 1998. O'Neill is the only player in Major League Baseball history to play on the winning side of three perfect games (pitched by Tom Browning, David Wells, and David Cone).

Statistics

Height: 6-4   Weight: 215
Bats: L       Throws: L
Born: February 25, 1963, Columbus, OH
College: Otterbein College (OH)       
Draft: None 
Batting
Last 3 years	Team	G	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	K	SB	CS	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	 
1999	        NYY	153	597	70	170	39	4	19	110	66	89	11	9	.285	.353	.459	.812	 
2000	        NYY	142	566	79	160	26	0	18	100	51	90	14	9	.283	.336	.424	.760	 
2001	        NYY	137	510	77	136	33	1	21	70	48	59	22	3	.267	.330	.459	.789	 
Career	 	        2053	7318	1041	2105	451	21	281	1269	892	1166	141	73	.288	.363	.470	.833	 


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