How Green Was Our Valley?

Monday, March 03 2008 @ 01:02 PM EST

Contributed by: Mick Doherty

As noted in another thread recently, Shawn Green has retired  ... and that doesn't seem to be getting much attention 'round these parts.

So let's take just a moment to reflect on the impact of the seven-year Jay, who spent his final season in TO (1999) putting together a .309/42/133 season that ended with a Silver Slugger and a Gold Glove -- nice combination, that, in retrospect, was probably worth more than Raul Mondesi the ensuing off-season!

His career comparables lists include Canadian heroes like Andre Dawson, Dave Winfield and Vernon Wells, as well as some guy named Bonds. Oh wait, that's Bobby Bonds. Please share your favorite Blue (Jay) and Green moment(s) here ...