43 Facts About Aubrey Huff


Aubrey Lewis Huff III was born on December 20,1976 and is an American former professional baseball player who played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball.

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Aubrey Huff attended Vernon College and the University of Miami, where he finished his career second in school batting average.

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Aubrey Huff was drafted by the Devil Rays in the sixth round in 1998, and debuted with them in 2000.

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Aubrey Huff set a career high in 2003 with 34 home runs and batted.

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Aubrey Huff hit 15 home runs his first season with the Orioles, his lowest total since 2001.

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Aubrey Huff became a free agent after the season and signed a one-year deal with the Giants.

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Aubrey Huff signed a two-year deal with the Giants in 2011, and batted.

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In January 2014, Aubrey Huff announced his retirement from baseball, and took a position as a baseball color commentator for eight months.

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In 1983, when he was six years old, his father, Aubrey Huff II, was shot and killed as an innocent bystander in a domestic dispute while working as an electrician.

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Aubrey Huff initially attended Mineral Wells High School, but transferred to Brewer High School when his family moved to Fort Worth.

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Aubrey Huff attended Vernon College for two years and was named the Most Valuable Player of its baseball team in 1996.

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Aubrey Huff transferred to the University of Miami for his final two years of college baseball.

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Aubrey Huff hit 21 home runs and a school record of 95 runs batted in.

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Aubrey Huff was the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' fifth-round selection in the 1998 Major League Baseball draft.

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Aubrey Huff spent 1998 with the Charleston RiverDogs of the single-A South Atlantic League, where he batted.

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In 1999, Aubrey Huff played for the Orlando Rays of the Double-A Southern League and was named a Southern League postseason All-Star.

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Aubrey Huff began 2000 with the Durham Bulls of the Triple-A International League.

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Aubrey Huff was named the International League Rookie of the Year and was named to the postseason All-Star team.

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Aubrey Huff began the 2001 season with Durham, but was called up on April 13 when Ariel Prieto was sent to the minors.

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Aubrey Huff missed the first month of 2002 with a broken cheekbone and began the season in the minor leagues before getting called up on May 28 to replace the struggling Jason Tyner on the roster.

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Aubrey Huff started for the rest of the season as a first baseman, a third baseman, or a DH.

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Aubrey Huff led the Devil Rays in home runs, marking the first time a player led his team in home runs after starting the season in the minors since 1996, when Tony Clark led the Detroit Tigers.

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Aubrey Huff was tied for 24th in AL Most Valuable Player voting along with Esteban Loaiza and Jason Varitek.

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Aubrey Huff ranked among the top ten in several career and single-season records in the history of the Tampa Bay Rays as of 2019.

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Aubrey Huff held Devil Rays' record for hits in a season and doubles in a season, both set in 2003.

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On January 3,2007, Aubrey Huff officially signed a three-year, $20 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles.

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Aubrey Huff finished 16th in AL MVP voting and was named "Most Valuable Oriole" by Baltimore sportswriters.

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Aubrey Huff won the Silver Slugger Award for DH and the Edgar Martinez Award, becoming the first Oriole to win the award since Tommy Davis in 1974.

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Aubrey Huff moved to first base in 2009 following the departure of Millar.

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On January 13,2010, Aubrey Huff signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the San Francisco Giants.

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Aubrey Huff finished seventh in the voting for the NL MVP award.

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Aubrey Huff filed for free agency after the 2010 season, but on November 23,2010, he re-signed with the Giants on a two-year, $22 million contract with a club option for 2013.

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Aubrey Huff began 2011 in right field due to an injury to Cody Ross, but he returned to first base when Ross was activated from the disabled list on April 20.

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In 2012 spring training, Aubrey Huff competed with Brandon Belt and Brett Pill for the Giants' first base job.

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Aubrey Huff hit 242 career home runs, which as of May 16,2022, ties him for 257th all-time with a number of players.

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On January 4,2014, Aubrey Huff announced his retirement from baseball and took a position as a baseball color commentator for the Pac-12 Network.

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On March 31,2014, Aubrey Huff started co-hosting a morning radio show on Bay Area sports radio station 95.

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Aubrey Huff was an assistant baseball coach at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, California in 2015.

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In late 2015, Aubrey Huff announced he was attempting a comeback three years after playing his final Major League game.

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Aubrey Huff said he began taking Adderall in 2009, and was high on it "every game, pretty much" thereafter.

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Aubrey Huff said: "I was crushing 20, sometimes 50,60, almost 100 milligrams daily".

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Aubrey Huff said he was “high as a kite” during the team's 2010 victory parade, as he struggled with the drug, which he views as a performance-enhancing drug.

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In early January 2020, Aubrey Huff was criticized after tweeting in response to a comment on the site which talked about invading Iran and kidnapping women from the country.

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