Birthday: June 28
Debut: Mmay 2 1988
1998 Rookie of the Year voting (2nd) behind Chris Sabo
3-time all star. 1993, 1995 and 1997
Gold Glove (1B) 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996.
Grace had the most hits (1,754), doubles (364) and sacrifice flies (73) in the 1990's.
1993 May 9 Mark Grace hits for the cycle in Cubs loss to the Padres at Wrigley 5-4
1992 September 15 Mark Grace extends his errorless streak to 102 consecutive games at 1B.
2000 December 8 Long-time Cub favorite Mark Grace signs a contract to play for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
November 1, 1988
Mark Grace finishes 2nd to Chris Sabo in Rookie of the Year voting. Grace hits 7 home runs, drives in 57 runs and hits .296
November 4, 2001
Mark Grace and the Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the New York Yankees in game 7 of the World Series.
September 23, 2000
At Wrigley Field, the Cardinals defeat the Cubs, 6 - 5. Mark Grace drives in his 1,000 career run.
In a battle of first baseman with Will Clark of the Giants, Grace isn't able to lead the Cubs to a playoff series victory in 1989, but it certainly wasn't for lack of effort, Grace has one of the best performances in NL playoff history going 11 for 17 that included a double, triple, home run and even a stolen base in the five game series. He drove in 8 runs and scored 3 times.