Ryan Braun

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Ryan Braun playing for the Milwaukee Brewers

Ryan Braun (born November 17, 1983) is a baseball player for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is an outfielder who plays in left field. He started his career as a Major leaguer in 2007 and won the Rookie of the Year award in 2007. He was a National League All Star in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, and was the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the National League in 2011.

Before playing in the major leagues, Braun played college baseball at the University of Miami. The Brewers chose him with the fifth pick in the 2005 MLB draft.

Braun is Jewish, and has said, "being Jewish is something I take great pride in". He has been nicknamed "the Hebrew Hammer".[1]

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  1. "Ryan Braun". jewishvirtuallibrary.org. 2011 [last update]. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Braun.html. Retrieved November 29, 2011.

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