||JockBio Vital Stats
Height: 6' 2"
- In 1999, Grady
was ranked the state’s #4 high school football prospect by SuperPrep.
- Grady gained 1,199
yards rushing as a quarterback during his senior year at Cascade High.
- Grady finished
high school with a 3.85 GPA.
- The player assigned
to recruit Grady to the University of Washington was quarterback Marques
- Grady was Cleveland’s
Minor league Player of the Year in 2003.
- Grady finished
his rookie year with a 62-game errorless streak.
- Grady pulled off a straight
steal of home against the Toronto Blue Jays in a 2005 game.
- In 2006, Grady became just the second player in baseball history with 50 doubles, 10 triples, 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season. Chuck Klein was the first payer to do it, in 1932.
- Grady’s 53 doubles in 2006 were third-most in team history, behind Ed Burns and Tris Speaker. Heled all of baseball with 92 extra-base hits in '06, the most XBH by a leadoff hitter since 1957.
- Grady hit a three-run inside-the-park homer in April of 2007.
- In 2005, White
Sox manager Ozzie Guillen called Grady the best player in the division.
- Grady loves to
spend time with friends and family. When the Indians play the Mariners
in Seattle, he prefers to stay in his old room at home instead of the
- Grady is not the
first player from Washington’s Snohomish county to star for the
Indians. Hall of Famer Earl Averill—“The Earl of Snohomish”—played
for the Tribe from 1929 to 1939.
- Grady has his own
“fan club” at Jacobs Field—Grady’s Ladies, a
group of young women who come bearing "Marry Me
signs and shirts that
say "Mrs. Sizemore."
- Grady owns a pit
bull named Carmela.
- Grady was a groomsman
at Jason Bay’s wedding.
- Grady is an obsessive
movie collector and admits he loves every flick he sees, no matter
how bad it is. “I know if Grady liked a movie, it probably sucked,”
says Bay. “He thinks everything is good because he sees good in
Marques Tuiasosopo, 2002 Vintage
Earl Averill, 1933 Tattoo Orbit