Manny Ramirez

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Manny Ramírez

Baltimore Orioles
Born: May 30, 1972 (1972-05-30) (age 42)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
MLB debut
September 2, 1993 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
(through June 6, 2008)
Batting average     .313
Home runs     505
Runs batted in     1,651
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Manuel Aristides "Manny" Ramírez Onelcida (born May 30, 1972 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a former American Major League Baseball player. The Boston Red Sox traded Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jason Bay on July 31, 2008. He signed with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011. He retired on April 8, 2011.[1]

He is a nine-time Silver Slugger and one of twenty-four people to have hit over 500 career home runs. He is well recognized for his strong offensive abilities. Ramirez has the most career grand slams of any active baseball player, and has led the American League is three key batting measures: batting average, home runs and runs batted in. For the past ten years, Ramírez has been a fixture in the Midsummer Classic, and is an eleven-time All-Star. In 2004, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the World Series after helping the Red Sox win their first World Series championship in over 85 years.

Statistics[change | change source]

Statistics of Ramirez as of June 6, 2008:

year team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1993 CLE 22 53 5 9 1 0 2 5 0 2 8 .170 .200 .302
1994 CLE 91 290 51 78 22 0 17 60 4 42 72 .269 .357 .521
1995 CLE 137 484 85 149 26 1 31 107 6 75 112 .308 .402 .558
1996 CLE 152 550 94 170 45 3 33 112 8 85 104 .309 .399 .582
1997 CLE 150 561 99 184 40 0 26 88 2 79 115 .328 .415 .538
1998 CLE 150 571 108 168 35 2 45 145 5 76 121 .294 .377 .599
1999 CLE 147 522 131 174 34 3 44 165 2 96 131 .333 .442 .663
2000 CLE 118 439 92 154 34 2 38 122 1 86 117 .351 .457 .697
2001 BOS 142 529 93 162 33 2 41 125 0 81 147 .306 .405 .609
2002 BOS 120 436 84 152 31 0 33 107 0 73 85 .349 .450 .647
2003 BOS 154 569 117 185 36 1 37 104 3 97 94 .325 .427 .587
2004 BOS 152 568 108 175 44 0 43 130 2 82 124 .308 .397 .613
2005 BOS 152 554 112 162 30 1 45 144 1 80 119 .292 .388 .594
2006 BOS 130 449 79 144 27 1 35 102 0 100 102 .321 .439 .619
2007 BOS 133 483 84 143 33 1 20 88 0 71 92 .296 .388 .493
2008 BOS 59 226 39 68 14 1 14 47 1 26 52 .301 .380 .544
Total 16 years 2,009 7,284 1,381 2,277 485 18 503 1,649 35 1,151 1,595 .313 .409 .591

References[change | change source]

  1. "MLB announces Manny Ramirez is retiring - ESPN". sports.espn.go.com. 2011 [last update]. http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=6310125. Retrieved April 8, 2011.

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