Mark Bellhorn was an infielder for seven different clubs in his MLB career, spanning from 1997 to 2007.
After struggling with the Oakland A’s to start his career, Bellhorn was traded to the Chicago Cubs. In 2002, his only full season as a Cub, he smacked 27 home runs. Other milestones achieved in Chicago included becoming the first player in the history of the National League to hit a home run from both sides of the plate in a single inning, and becoming the first person in Cubs history to homer from all four infield positions.
However Bellhorn’s most famous season came in 2004, when he was a member of the Boston Red Sox. Early in the season, infielders Pokey Reese and Nomar Garciaparra (who was soon traded) suffered injuries, opening the door for Bellhorn to snag some extended playing time. In the regular season, he had 17 home runs, 82 RBI, a .264 batting average, and a .373 on-base percentage (highest of all second baseman that year).
In the ALDS that year against the Anaheim Ang...