- Cleveland Indians 2004 - present
*Grady Sizemore III’ was born on August 2, 1982 in Seattle, Washington. He plays center field for the Cleveland Indians. *High School’ Grady graduated from Cascade High School in Everett, Washington, in 2000. A three-sport player, Grady signed a letter of intent to play football and baseball at the University of Washington.
However, instead of going to college, Grady elected to sign with the Montreal Expos after they drafted him.
Minor Leagues The Expos selected Grady in the third round of the 2000 draft. The team offered him a $2 million signing bonus.
On June 27, 2002, Grady was part of a 6-player trade that sent him from the Montreal Expos (now the Washington Nationals) to the Cleveland Indians, along with Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips, and Lee Stevens for Bartolo Colon and Tim Drew.
Major Leagues Grady started on the Cleveland roster in the 2005.
Before the start of the 2006 season, Sizemore signed a 6-year contract with the Indians worth $23.45 million with a club option for 2012.
Personal Grady lives has homes in Scottsdale, Arizona; Cleveland, Ohio; and Mill Creek, Washington. The son of Donna and Grady Sizemore II, he has a younger brother named Corey.