|Boston Red Sox — No. 46|
|Born: September 11, 1983 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|Major League Baseball debut|
|June 30, 2007 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Selected MLB statistics|
(through May 30, 2008)
|Batting average||. Outfielder is a generic term applied to each of the people playing in the three defensive positions in Baseball farthest from the batter Events 9 - The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends 506 - The Bishops of Visigothic Gaul Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Madras (pronounced MAD-res is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Oregon ( is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the Usurper Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Batting average is a Statistic in both Cricket and Baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively 310|
|Runs batted in||37|
Jacoby McCabe Ellsbury (first name pronounced /dʒəˈkoʊbi:/) (born September 11, 1983, in Madras, Oregon) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox. In Baseball, a stolen base occurs when a Baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the Pitcher is delivering the ball to Home plate The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Minor League Baseball Events 9 - The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends 506 - The Bishops of Visigothic Gaul Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Madras (pronounced MAD-res is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Outfielder is a generic term applied to each of the people playing in the three defensive positions in Baseball farthest from the batter The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Originally drafted, but not signed, by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 23rd round of the 2002 MLB entry draft and in 2005 was drafted by Boston, 23rd overall, in the entry draft out of Oregon State University. The Tampa Bay Rays are a Major League Baseball franchise based in St Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United
Jacoby is officially enrolled as a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes and is the first Native American of Navajo descent to reach the Major Leagues. The Colorado River Indian Tribes is a geo-political unit consisting of the four distinct tribes associated with the Colorado River Indian Reservation: the Mohave, Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States The Navajo or Diné people (also spelled Navaho) of the Southwestern United States 
Ellsbury was raised a Mormon. 
Jacoby began his professional career on July 14, 2005 with the Lowell Spinners in the short-season Class A New York-Penn League. Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United Madras (pronounced MAD-res is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Events 1223 - Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father Philip II of France. The Lowell Spinners are a Short-Season A Minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The New York - Penn League is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States. He showed right off that his patience and speed was an asset when he led off the game by walking on a 3-2 pitch, stole second, continuing to third on a throwing error and then scoring on a wild pitch. On September 7, he tied a Lowell team record with 3 stolen bases in a game. Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. In Baseball, a stolen base occurs when a Baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the Pitcher is delivering the ball to Home plate He finished the season batting . In Baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing Pitcher and trying to produce offense for one's team 317 with 23 stolen bases in 35 games.
Jacoby began the season as the #6 prospect in the Red Sox organization with the Single A Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Carolina League where on July 3 he tied a Wilmington franchise record by stealing four bases in a game. The Wilmington Blue Rocks are a Minor League Baseball team located in Wilmington Delaware. The Carolina League is a Minor league baseball affiliation which operates in the South Atlantic region of the United States. Events 324 - Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium. After batting . 299 with 25 steals in 61 games and being named to the 2006 Carolina League All-Star team, he was promoted to the Double A Portland Sea Dogs of the Eastern League on July 12. The Portland Sea Dogs are the Double-A minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Eastern League is a Minor league baseball league which operates primarily in the northeastern United States, although it has had a team in Ohio Events 1191 - Saladin 's garrison surrenders ending the two-year Siege of Acre.
Soon after his promotion to Portland he was named Eastern League Player of the Week for the week of August 6-13 for batting . Other names In Arabic, the month is called أغسطسص ʾUġusṭuṣ or آب ʾĀb; usage varies from place to place and 400 along with his first Double-A home run and hitting safely in seven straight games.  Jacoby finished the Double A season in Portland batting . 308 with 16 steals in 50 games. He was selected by the Red Sox as their minor league Defensive Player of the Year and Base-runner of the Year and given a roster spot on the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League, an off season developmental league where minor league players play to refine their skill in front of mainly scouts and team executives. The Peoria Javelinas, established in 1992 are a winter Minor league baseball team that plays in the Arizona Fall League. The Arizona Fall League is a Minor league baseball league which operates during the fall in Arizona, United States at five Spring training
In the AFL, he hit only . 276 in 25 games but his defensive skill was enough to earn him a spot in the AFL Rising Stars All-Star game.
Jacoby participated in the Red Sox 2007 spring training camp in Fort Myers, FL as a non-roster invitee and was assigned to the minor league camp on March 9, after earning rave reviews for his fielding and speed on the basepaths, in 8 games at the Major League camp. In Major League Baseball, spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the Regular season. Fort Myers is the County seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Events 590 - Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia. He was the #1 prospect in the Red Sox organization, and was rated as the #33 prospect in baseball for 2007 by Baseball America and #43 by Sports Illustrated. Baseball America is a Magazine which covers Baseball at every level with a particular focus on up-and-coming players in High school, College Sports Illustrated is an American Sports Magazine owned by media conglomerate Time Warner. 
He started the 2007 season as the starting center fielder for the Sea Dogs and was promoted to the Triple A Pawtucket Red Sox on May 4, 2007 after batting . A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the Outfielder in Baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position The International League ( IL) is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States. The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox and belong to Events 1256 - The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 452 in 17 games at Portland and being named the Eastern League Player of the Month for April. He was chosen to play in the 2007 XM All-Star Futures Game as part of the MLB All-Star festivities at AT&T Park in San Francisco, but was replaced by Matt Tolbert due to his promotion to the Red Sox. The All-Star Futures Game is an annual Baseball Exhibition game between a team of top minor league prospects from the United States and a team The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the "Midsummer Classic" is an annual Baseball game between players from the National League AT&T Park is an open-air ballpark, home to the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city Christopher Matthew Tolbert (born May 4, 1982 in) is a Major League Baseball Second baseman for the Minnesota Twins. After returning to the minors he was reinstated on the US Futures roster to replace the injured Cameron Maybin. Cameron Keith Maybin (born April 4, 1987 in Asheville, North Carolina) is a Major League Baseball player in the Florida  He went 0-4 in the game.
Jacoby set a new consecutive game hitting streak record for Pawtucket on August 24, 2007, besting the mark that had been held by both Dave Stapleton and Dave Berg at 19 consecutive games. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. David Leslie Stapleton (born January 16, 1954 in Fairhope Alabama) was a Major League Baseball player for the Boston Red Dave Berg may refer to Dave Berg (baseball, Major League Baseball player Dave Berg (cartoonist His streak ended at 25 games on August 31 with an 0-4 outing. Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne
Ellsbury finished the AAA season with 33 stolen bases, tied for second in the International League with Darnell McDonald of the Rochester Red Wings, and one behind leader Bernie Castro of the Columbus Clippers. The International League ( IL) is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States. Darnell Tyrone McDonald (born November 17, 1978 in Fort Collins Colorado) is a Major League Baseball Outfielder in the The Rochester Red Wings are a Minor league baseball team based in Rochester, New York. Bernabel (Bernie Castro (born July 14, 1979 in Santo Domingo Dominican Republic) is a Second baseman in the New York Yankees organization The Columbus Clippers are a Minor league baseball team based in Columbus, Ohio. But while Castro had 34 steals in 118 games, and McDonald 33 steals in 134 games, Ellsbury's 33 steals came in just 87 games.
For the second consecutive season, the Red Sox selected Ellsbury as their minor league Defensive Player of the Year and Base-runner of the Year. 
With an injury to Coco Crisp, Jacoby had his contract purchased and received a call-up to the Red Sox on June 30, 2007, where he made his MLB debut in center field and batted 9th against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park wearing number 46. Covelli Loyce "Coco" Crisp (born November 1, 1979 in Los Angeles California) is a Major League Baseball Center fielder Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the Usurper Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington Texas, United States, representing the Dallas-Ft He got his first major league hit against Robinson Tejeda of the Rangers in the bottom of the third inning of his debut game. Robinson Garcia Tejeda (born March 24, 1982 in Baní, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball Relief pitcher An inning, or innings, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of Sports &ndash most notably Cricket and Baseball during His first career stolen base came off pitcher Brandon McCarthy and catcher Gerald Laird of the Rangers on July 2, and he also impressed in that game when he scored from second base on a wild pitch. In Baseball, a stolen base occurs when a Baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the Pitcher is delivering the ball to Home plate In Baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the Pitcher's mound toward the Catcher to begin each play with the goal of Brandon Patrick McCarthy (born on July 7, 1983 in Glendale California) is a Starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers. Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in Cricket. Gerald Lee Laird III (born November 13, 1979 in Westminster California) is a Major League Baseball Catcher for the Texas Events 310 - Pope Miltiades is elected 626 - In fear of assassination Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival  Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame member Johnny Pesky described the play as "the greatest single play I've ever seen in all my years in baseball". The Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted in 1995 to recognize the careers of former Boston Red Sox players John Michael Pesky (born John Michael Paveskovich, September 27 1919 in Portland Oregon) nicknamed "The Needle" is a former  He was optioned back to Pawtucket on July 5 after appearing in 6 games for the Red Sox. Major League Baseball transactions are changes made to the roster of a major league team during or after the season Events 1295 - Scotland and France form an alliance the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England. 
On August 17, he was recalled for the second game of a doubleheader where he led off and played center field. Events 986 - A Byzantine army was destroyed in the pass of Trajan's Gate by the Bulgarians under the Comitopuli  He was then optioned back to Pawtucket after the game. 
On September 1, when the Major League rosters expanded to 40 players he was again recalled to the Red Sox, and on September 2, he hit his first Major League home run off Daniel Cabrera of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the 4th inning. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. As with nearly all North American professional team sports the size of Major League Baseball teams is limited by rosters Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Daniel Alberto Cabrera Cruz (born May 28, 1981 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a Right-handed Starting The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. It was a solo shot which landed in the Red Sox bullpen. In Baseball, the bullpen (or simply the pen) is the area where relief Pitchers warm-up before entering a game
He was named MLB's American League Rookie of the Month for September  and with fewer than 130 Major League at bats, he will qualify as a rookie for the 2008 season. Events in September It is the start of the academic year in many countries in the Northern Hemisphere. For the Walt Disney Pictures film about Jim Morris, see The Rookie (2002 movie.
During the 2007 postseason, with Coco Crisp slumping, Jacoby got the start in center field in Game 6 of the ALCS against the Cleveland Indians and started in every subsequent postseason game. The Cleveland Indians are a professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. In 11 total postseason games he hit . 360 in 25 at bats with 9 hits and 2 stolen bases.
On October 27, with his two doubles off Josh Fogg in top of the third inning of Game 3 of the World Series, he became the first rookie to hit two doubles in the same inning of a World Series game; Matt Williams in 2001 is the only other player to duplicate the feat. In Baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching Second base without being called out by the Umpire Joshua Smith Fogg (born December 13, 1976 in Lynn, Massachusetts) is a Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Cincinnati For other events named "World Series" see World Series (disambiguation. Matthew Derrick "Matt" Williams (born November 28, 1965 in Bishop California) is a former Major League Baseball Third baseman After hitting another double off Brian Fuentes in the 8th inning, he became one of four rookies ever to hit three doubles in a World Series game. Brian Christopher Fuentes (ˈfwɛntɨs born August 9, 1975 in Merced California) is a Closer in Major League Baseball for the His four hits, including a single in the first inning, made him only the third rookie to ever accomplish the feat in the World Series, after Joe Garagiola in 1946 and Freddie Lindstrom in 1924. In Baseball, a single is the most common type of base hit, accomplished through the act of a batter safely reaching First base by hitting For this person's son the baseball executive see Joe Garagiola Jr Frederick Charles Lindstrom ( November 21 1905 - October 4 1981) was a Major League Baseball player during the 1920s and 1930s
For the World Series, he batted . 438 with 4 doubles and a stolen base.
Heading into the 2008 season, Jacoby has been ranked as the #13 prospect by Baseball America, the #16 prospect by Baseball Prospectus and the #19 prospect by ESPN Scouts Inc. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Baseball America is a Magazine which covers Baseball at every level with a particular focus on up-and-coming players in High school, College Baseball Prospectus, sometimes abbreviated as BP, is a Think tank focusing on Sabermetrics, the statistical analysis of ESPN, originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American Cable television network dedicated to  All rank him as the #2 prospect in the Red Sox organization behind Clay Buchholz. Clay Daniel Buchholz (born August 14, 1984 in) is an American Baseball Starting pitcher with MLB 's Boston Red
Jacoby hit . 224/. 291/. 347 in 16 spring training games and started in center field for the 2008 MLB season opener against the Oakland A's on March 25 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. The Oakland Athletics are a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. Events 1199 - Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6. Tokyo Dome (東京ドーム Tōkyō Dōmu,) is a 55000-seat Also the famous band X Japan held their three-day long reunion concerts there in the end of March 2008 officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. He hit his first home run of the season on April 6 off Roy Halladay of the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre leading off the top of the 3rd inning. Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Harry Leroy Halladay III (born May 14 1977 nicknamed Doc, is a Major League Baseball Starting pitcher. The Toronto Blue Jays are a professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SkyDome redirects here for other uses see SkyDome (disambiguation He stole his first base of the season on April 12 off Mike Mussina and Jose Molina of the New York Yankees in the bottom of the first inning. Events 467 - Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Michael Cole Mussina (born December 8 1968 nicknamed Moose, is a Major League Baseball Starting pitcher currently with the American League's The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City, New York.
On April 22, Jacoby had his first career multi-home run game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Events 1500 - Portuguese Navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral becomes the first European to sight Brazil. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are a professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California. He hit a solo shot off of Jered Weaver in the 1st inning and another solo shot off of Darren O'Day in the 6th Inning. Jered David Weaver (born October 4 1982 in Northridge, California) is a Major League Baseball Starting pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels Darren Christopher O'Day (born October 22, 1982 in) is a Major League Baseball Relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
On May 18 against the Milwaukee Brewers at Fenway Park, Ellsbury was caught stealing on a pitch-out in the fourth inning. Events 1152 - Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine. The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which plays in the Central Division of the National League That ended a streak of 25 consecutive stolen bases to begin his career, two shy of the major league record held by Tim Raines in 1979. Timothy Raines (born September 16 1959 in Sanford Florida) nicknamed "Rock"is a former Left fielder in Major League Baseball  On May 30 with three steals against the Baltimore Orioles, he became the first Red Sox player to steal more than two bases in a game since Jerry Remy stole four on June 14, 1980; Ellsbury then stole another three bases in the next game, and one more in the third game of the series, for a total of seven. Events 1416 - The Council of Constance, called by the Emperor Sigismund a supporter of Antipope John XXIII burns Jerome of Prague following Events 1276 - While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Ellsbury's 27 stolen bases as of June 1 put him on pace to threaten Tommy Harper's Red Sox season record of 54 stolen bases, set in 1973. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Tommy Harper (born October 14, 1940 in Oak Grove Louisiana) is a former multi-position player in Major League Baseball who played with the Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics over New York Mets (4-3 Reggie Jackson, 
While Ellsbury did not get a spot on the All-Star voting ballot, he leads all write-in candidates for the American League. 
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|2003||Oregon State||NCAA||19||. Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations 330||53||206||56||68||10||3||7||33||14||4||26||33||. 427||. 510|
|2003||Anchorage||Alaska Baseball League||19||. The Anchorage Glacier Pilots are a Baseball Team in Anchorage Alaska. The Alaska Baseball League ( ABL) is an amateur Summer Baseball league, with six teams located in four Alaskan cities 338||39||145||24||49||3||3||1||13||16||8||18||12||. 421||. 427|
|2004||Oregon State||NCAA||20||. 352||49||196||56||69||8||2||3||20||20||4||30||17||. 464||. 459|
|2004||Falmouth||Cape Cod League||20||. History The Pre-Modern Era Falmouth has been a member of the Cape League since since its inception in the early 1900s The Cape Cod Baseball League ( CCBL) is an amateur Baseball league located on Cape Cod in the U 245||28||110||20||27||2||3||1||7||12||3||17||25||. 376||. 345|
|2005||Oregon State||NCAA||21||. 406||58||244||56||99||19||3||6||48||26||8||36||21||. 495||. 582|
|2005||Lowell||A||21||. The Pacific-10 Conference ( Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. The Lowell Spinners are a Short-Season A Minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The New York - Penn League is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States. 317||35||139||28||44||3||5||1||19||23||3||24||20||. 418||. 432|
|2006||Wilmington||A||22||. The Wilmington Blue Rocks are a Minor League Baseball team located in Wilmington Delaware. The Carolina League is a Minor league baseball affiliation which operates in the South Atlantic region of the United States. 299||61||244||35||73||7||5||4||32||25||9||25||28||. 379||. 418|
|2006||Portland||AA||22||. The Portland Sea Dogs are the Double-A minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Eastern League is a Minor league baseball league which operates primarily in the northeastern United States, although it has had a team in Ohio 308||50||198||29||61||10||3||3||19||16||8||24||25||. 387||. 434|
|2006||Peoria||Arizona Fall League||23||. The Peoria Javelinas, established in 1992 are a winter Minor league baseball team that plays in the Arizona Fall League. The Arizona Fall League is a Minor league baseball league which operates during the fall in Arizona, United States at five Spring training 276||25||105||18||29||4||3||0||3||7||3||8||16||. 342||. 371|
|2007||Portland||AA||23||. 452||17||73||16||33||10||2||0||13||8||1||6||7||. 518||. 644|
|2007||Pawtucket||AAA||23||. The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox and belong to The International League ( IL) is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States. 298||87||363||66||108||14||5||2||28||33||6||32||47||. 360||. 380|
|2007||Boston||AL||24||. The Carolina League is a Minor league baseball affiliation which operates in the South Atlantic region of the United States. The Eastern League is a Minor league baseball league which operates primarily in the northeastern United States, although it has had a team in Ohio The Arizona Fall League is a Minor league baseball league which operates during the fall in Arizona, United States at five Spring training The All-Star Futures Game is an annual Baseball Exhibition game between a team of top minor league prospects from the United States and a team The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League ( AL) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in 353||33||116||20||41||7||1||3||18||9||0||8||15||. 394||. 509||131|
|2008||Boston||AL||24||. 280||50||168||40||47||5||2||4||19||23||2||25||18||. 379||. 405||112|
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