Manny Ramirez

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Manny Ramírez

Baltimore Orioles
Born: (1972-05-30) May 30, 1972 (age 46)
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
  • 9x Silver Slugger Award winner (1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
  • 11x All-Star selection (1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • 2x World Series champion (2004, 2007)
  • Led AL in batting average in 2002
  • Led AL in home runs in 2004
  • Led AL in runs batted in in 1999
  • 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]. Retrieved April 8, 2011.  Check date values in: |year= (help)

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