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Greg Halman, 1987-2011

Tribute: Greg Halman

Career Highlights
  • Signed by the Mariners as a free agent on June 26, 2004
  • Named Northwest League postseason All-Star in 2007
  • Won gold medal with Dutch at 2007 European Championship
  • Named to the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars team in 2008
  • Named Southern League postseason All-Star in 2009
  • Played for Holland in the 2009 World Baseball Classic
  • Led the Mariners organization in home runs with 35 in 2010
  • Made his Major League debut on Sept. 23, 2010
  • Collected his first big league hit and RBI on Sept. 27, 2010
  • Hit his first Major League home run on June 15, 2011
Career totals (2010-11)
AVG G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
.207 44 116 24 3 1 2 9 6
::: Quick Facts :::
Born: Aug. 26, 1987 in Haarlem, Netherlands
MLB debut: Sept. 23, 2010
Passed: Nov. 21, 2011

Mariners outfielder Halman killed while home in Holland

Mariners outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Nov. 21, and his younger brother reportedly was arrested as a suspect by Dutch police. Halman, 24, played 35 games as a rookie with the Mariners in 2011 before returning home to the Netherlands, where he had just participated in a series of baseball camps for kids as part of the European Big League Tour. More »