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Buster Posey

Buster Posey
Posey in July 2010
MLB Player information
NameBuster Posey
MLB debutSeptember 11, 2009 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
Batting average.294
Home runs22
Runs batted in88
* San Francisco Giants (2009-present)
* World Series Champion (2010) * NL Rookie of the Year (2010) * Players Choice Awards NL Outstanding Rookie (2010) * 1× NL Player of the Month * 1× NL Player of the Week * Golden Spikes Award (2008) * Johnny Bench Award (2008)

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Gerald Dempsey "Buster" Posey III (born March 27, 1987) is a catcher for the San Francisco Giants. He was drafted by the Giants fifth overall in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.

Posey worked his way through the Giants' farm system in his first two seasons of professional baseball, advancing to its AAA affiliate. He made his major league debut on September 11, 2009, and after playing a third of the 2010 season in the minors, was called up to the Giants on May 29, becoming the team's starting catcher on June 30. In July 2010 he earned both NL Player of the Month and NL Rookie of the Month honors. He was also named the 2010 National League Rookie of the Year.

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