Happy Birthday – Melky Cabrera
Here are some Giants Gems for Melky Cabrera’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Melky!
- Honored with Munson Award for his excellence and philanthropic work in community at 28th Annual Thurman Munson Dinner on Feb. 5, 2008.
- Took part in Yankees’ hurricane relief donation of $35,000 in cash and food to Dominican Republic in October of 2007.
- In 2011, became just 6th Royals player (7th time) to reach 200+ hits in season and 1st since 2000.
- Has appeared in postseason in 4 of his last 6 seasons.
- Was originally signed by New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 2001 and spent 5 seasons in Yankees uni- form from 2005-09 before being traded to Atlanta in 2009.