On December 19, 1991, the Toronto Blue Jays sign free agent outfielder-designated hitter Dave Winfield, who had 28 home runs and 86 RBIs for the California Angels. In 1992, The veteran, who will become a fan favorite, provides leadership and experience.
Winfield will deliver for the Blue Jays, finishing 5th in the MVP race and driving in 108 runs with 28 homeruns and a solid .290 BA. He also wins the Silver Slugger award for DH.
Winfield’s two-run double in the 11th inning of Game 6 provided the winning runs as his Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves 4-games-to-2 to wrap up the World Series. Earlier in the game playing right field Winfield, in the eighth inning when – with the Jays leading 2-1 – his sliding catch of a Ron Gant liner prevented a leadoff hit.
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