Hudler played for 13 years in the majors, breaking in with the New York Yankees in 1984 and finishing with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1998. In between he played for the Baltimore Orioles, Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals and California Angels. In 774 games, Hudler hit .261 with 56 home runs and 107 stolen bases. His best season came in 1996 while playing for the Angels. He hit .311 that year with 16 home runs and 14 steals while setting career highs in runs (60) and RBIs (40).
Cal Ripken, Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games played in Baltimore on Sept. 6, 1995. Hudler started the game at second base for the Angels, but was replaced by Spike Owen in the seventh inning. The Orioles won the game 4-2.
Hudler went on to become a broadcaster after his playing career. He worked for the Angels and is currently a color man for the Kansas City Royals.
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Rex Hudler – career stats