Official Major League ball autographed by Tim Raines. Raines, nicknamed "Rock", is currently a baseball coach and former player. He played as a left fielder in the Majors for six teams from 1979 to 2002 and was best known for his 13 seasons with the Montreal Expos. He is regarded as one of the best leadoff hitters and baserunners in baseball history. In 2013, Raines began working in the Toronto Blue Jays organization as a roving outfield and baserunning instructor. Raines is the 1986 NL batting champion, a seven-time All-Star, and four-time stolen base champion. He was elected to the Hall of Fame on January 18, 2017.