Jeff Bagwell, From Hartford to the Hall

Jeffery Robert Bagwell

  • Born: 5/27/1968 in Boston, Massachussetts

  • High School: Xavier High School (Middletown, Connecticut)

  • College: University of Hartford

  • GHTBL: Malloves Jewelers

  • Cape Cod League: Chatham A’s

  • Drafted: 1989, Boston Red Sox, 4th Round, 109th Overall.

  • Traded: Boston Red Sox send Bagwell to Houston Astros for pitcher Larry Andersen in 1990.

  • Major League Debut: 4/8/1991

  • Awards: Rookie of the Year (1991), National League MVP (1994) and 4-time All-Star.

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame: 2017