Jeff DaVanon

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Jeff DaVanon
Outfielder
Born: (1973-12-08) December 8, 1973 (age 40)
San Diego, California
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 7, 1999 for the Anaheim Angels
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 2007 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .259
Home runs 33
Runs batted in 150
Teams

Jeffrey Graham DaVanon (born December 8, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder.

DaVanon came up through the Oakland Athletics system before being traded to the Anaheim Angels as a minor-leaguer in 1999.

Prior to the 2006 season, he signed a contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks and appeared in 87 games for them. He batted .290 with 5 home runs and 35 RBI. His last game was on August 5 against the Houston Astros in which he injured a ligament in his ankle sliding into second base.

On August 4, 2007, the Diamondbacks released him. He was signed by the Oakland Athletics on August 10, 2007, and sent to Triple-A Sacramento. He had his contract purchased by the Athletics on August 17, 2007, when Mark Kotsay went on the disabled list. During his stint with the A's, he appeared in 26 games, batting .238, though not hitting any home runs and only getting 5 RBI.

He declared free agency on October 29, 2007. On December 21, 2007, the San Diego Padres signed him to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, but he didn't make the team and was released on March 22, 2008. He later signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox, playing for their Triple-A affiliate, the Charlotte Knights. He became a free agent at the end of the season.

He is the son of Jerry DaVanon, a former major league infielder.

He hit for the cycle on August 25, 2004, becoming the fourth player in Angels' team history to accomplish this feat.

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