Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past: The contact hitting outfielder

Play along with our daily Atlanta Braves trivia. Use five provided hints to guess the former Braves player.

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The daily trivia game ‘Immaculate Grid’ has been a fun and exciting challenge for baseball fans. We wanted to create something similar related to the Atlanta Braves. Welcome to House That Hank Built’s latest series: Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past! Take the opportunity to participate in our daily guessing game every day. Missed yesterday’s? Play here

We will give you five hints at a random player who donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Here we go!

Hint #1 (Career Length): This player has spent a total of 10 seasons in the MLB. During this time, he has made appearances for the following teams: Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Atlanta Braves.

Hint #2 (Jersey Numbers): During his 10 seasons in the big leagues, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 18, 60, 1, 7, and 5. He wore 18, 60, and 1 with the Braves.  

Do you think you know it already? If so, jump to the last slide to check your answer. If not, use the next page for more hints.

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Hint #3 (Individual Accolades): This player did not win any accolades, but he was a member of the 2012 and 2014 World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

Hint #4 (Braves Stats): This player was with the Braves in 2008-2010. During this time he slashed .252/.361/.309 while playing each outfield position.

Hint #5 (Random Fact): This player was traded alongside Jesse Chavez in 2010 in exchange for Rick Ankiel and Kyle Farnsworth.

 Do you know it now? If so, check yourself on the last page. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player in a Braves jersey.

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Answer: Gregor Blanco

Gregor Blanco was the Braves fourth outfielder type player in the late 2000s. He appeared in over 200 games with Atlanta before being shipped to Kansas City. Blanco's best years came in San Francisco, where he won two World Series titles.

He spent over half of his ten-year big league career with the Giants, and hit 21 of his 26 career homers with the NL West squad.