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David Fleming
March 29, 1999
Not only does Geoff Jenkins look like a certain NFL quarterback who works up the road in Green Bay, but the Brewers' 24-year-old leftfielder also has a flair for the dramatic. Last April 24, against the Giants, the 6'1", 204-pound lefthanded hitter became the first player in Brewers history to blast a home run in his first major league game. In 84 games with Milwaukee last season, Jenkins, the ninth pick in the 1995 draft, hit nine homers and had 28 RBIs; in 55 games with Triple A Louisville he batted .330. "Geoff may be a big surprise to people this year," says Brewers general manager Sal Bando. "He's a power hitter, a hard worker and a hard-nosed kid. He's a complete player."
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Not only does Geoff Jenkins look like a certain NFL quarterback who works up the road in Green Bay, but the Brewers' 24-year-old leftfielder also has a flair for the dramatic. Last April 24, against the Giants, the 6'1", 204-pound lefthanded hitter became the first player in Brewers history to blast a home run in his first major league game. In 84 games with Milwaukee last season, Jenkins, the ninth pick in the 1995 draft, hit nine homers and had 28 RBIs; in 55 games with Triple A Louisville he batted .330. "Geoff may be a big surprise to people this year," says Brewers general manager Sal Bando. "He's a power hitter, a hard worker and a hard-nosed kid. He's a complete player."

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