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Curtis Granderson, Jr. (born March 16, 1981), nicknamed The Grandy Man, is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).[1] He has also played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers (2004–2009) and the New York Yankees (2010–2013). He throws right handed and bats left handed. While primarily a center fielder throughout his career, Granderson made the transition to right field in 2014 for the Mets. Granderson played college baseball at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and was selected by the Tigers in the 2002 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut with the Tigers in 2004, and signed a contract extension with Detroit in 2008. After the 2009 season, he was traded to the Yankees. After his contract expired following the 2013 season, he signed a contract with the Mets. Granderson is a three-time MLB All-Star (2009, 2011–2012). He won the Silver Slugger Award in 2011. Off the field, Granderson is recognized for his commitment to the community through outreach and charity work.[2] Many of his charitable endeavors support inner-city children. He has also served as an ambassador for MLB abroad. Granderson won the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award twice and the Roberto Clemente Award in 2016 in recognition of his contributions in the community.