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B.J. Upton was named the June 2009 Player of the Month.  That October, he hit for the cycle against the Yankees. In November 2012, Upton agreed to a five-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, marking the first time he would play outside of the Rays' organization.

DOB: 8/21/1984

Hometown: Norfolk, VA

Weight: 185

Height: 6'3"

Bats: Right

Throws: Right

Draft Year: 2002

Draft Round: 1st round, 2nd overall

MLB Debut: 8/2/2004

Did You Know? The name "B.J." actually stands for "Bossman Junior," a nickname that originated with his father and was later passed down to him!    

Stance

B.J. Upton shows you how he approaches his major league stance.

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