“I’ve done everything I possibly can in my career,” Giambi said in an exclusive interview with the New York Daily News. “From making the big leagues to superstar to bench player to mentor, I’ve done every role you can possibly do in this game.
Giambi retires with 20 years in Major League Baseball. He posted a . 440 home runs, 405 doubles, 1,227 runs, 1,366 walks and 1,441 RBIs in 2,260 games. He was a five-time All-Star and won the MVP honor with Oakland in 2000.
Giambi is one of only 20 players in Major League history to amass at least 400 homers, 1,200 runs, 1,300 walks and 1,400 RBIs with an OPS of .900 or better.