Detroit Tigers great Alan Trammell is celebrating his 55th birthday today.
October 27, 1984
Peanut Butter and Jelly -- Trammell and Whitaker
1984 World Series MVP
6-time All-Star (1980, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990)
4-time Gold Glove (1980, 1981, 1983, 1984)
3-time Top 10 MVP (1984, 1987, 1988)
Collected both 200th hit of season and 1,500th career in same at bat (October 1, 1987)
Had a 21 game hit streak during the 1987 season.
Had a 20 game hit streak during the 1984 season.
Comeback Player of the Year (1983)
Sporting News AL Silver Slugger Team (1987, 1988, 1990)
Along with teammate Lou Whitaker holds AL record playing together (1,918 games). They also set the major league record by turning more double plays than any other shortstop-second baseman combination in the long history of professional baseball.
In 1998, Trammell was also inducted by the San Diego Hall of Champions into the Breitbard Hall of Fame honoring San Diego's finest athletes both on and off the playing surface.
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