Sheridan in 1988
|Born: December 4, 1957|
Ann Arbor, Michigan
|September 16, 1981, for the Kansas City Royals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 5, 1991, for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||257|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sheridan grew up in Wayne, Michigan and attended Wayne Memorial High School, where he still holds many of the sports records. He played college baseball at Eastern Michigan University where he played for Coach Ron Oestrike. Sheridan was selected to the All Mid-American Conference team as a center fielder in 1979. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1979 baseball draft.
Sheridan, a left-handed hitter who often was used in a "platoon" situation with right-handed-hitting Darryl Motley, was a member of the Kansas City Royals' 1985 World Series champion team that defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games.
- Sheridan hit 2 home runs for the Kansas City Royals in the 1985 American League Championship Series against the Toronto Blue Jays.
- On June 16, 1989, he was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the San Francisco Giants for Tracy Jones.
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