White with the Minnesota Twins
|Left fielder / Center fielder|
February 23, 1972 |
|September 1, 1993, for the Montreal Expos|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 2007, for the Minnesota Twins|
|Runs batted in||768|
|Career highlights and awards|
Pre-Major League Baseball career
White is a 1990 graduate of Jones County High School in Gray, Georgia, where he played baseball and basketball. He was the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Player of the Year in 1990 and was also selected to the USA Today and Collegiate Baseball All-America squads that year.
Drafted by the Montreal Expos with the 24th overall pick in the 1990 draft, White played there from 1993–2000. He was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Scott Downs on July 31, 2000. He played for the team until 2001. On December 17, 2001 he signed a two-year deal with the New York Yankees. On March 19, 2003 he was traded from the Yankees to the San Diego Padres for Bubba Trammell and Mark Phillips. That year he made his first career All-Star team. On August 26, 2003 he was traded to the Kansas City Royals for Chris Tierney and Brian Sanches. After the season he became a free agent and signed with the Detroit Tigers. After two seasons with the Tigers, he signed with the Minnesota Twins on December 22, 2005. He finished his career in 2007 with a career .284/.336/.462 batting line with 198 home runs and 768 runs batted in.