Fred McGriff played in the in the major leagues for 19 years, and during that career he was a five-time All-Star, won the Silver Slugger award three times, and hit 30 or more home runs in ten seasons. McGriff won a world championship with the Atlanta Braves in 1995.
McGriff is one of only two players to hit at least 30 home runs for five different teams. *Gary Sheffield the other player.
ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman gave McGriff the nickname ‘Crime Dog’, after the animated dog McGruff who was popular from public service announcement campaigns.