Mark Grudzielanek Mark Grudzielanek Position Second Base Team Kansas City Royals Years of experience 11 years Age 35 Height 6 ft 1 in (1.86 m) Weight 190 lb (76 kg) Bats Right Throws Right College Trinidad State 2005 salary $1,000,000 Place of birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin Selection Amateur draft, 1991 Drafted by Montreal Expos Major League debut September 4, 1995 Mark James Grudzielanek (born June 30, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a second baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005. Previously, Grudzielanek played with the Montreal Expos (1995-1998), Los Angeles Dodgers (1998-2002) and Chicago Cubs (2003-04). He signed a contract on December 16, 2005 to be the second baseman for the Kansas City Royals. He bats and throws right handed.
In a 10-season career, Grudzielanek has compiled a .287 batting average with 66 home runs and 443 RBI in 1299 games.