Manny Ramirez Biography  

Manuel Aristides Ramirez Onelcida better known as "Manny" Ramirez is an American Major League Baseball player. Born in 1972 and hailing from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Ramirez stands 6 feet tall, weighs 200 lb, bats and throws right handed and plays as outfielder. Ramirez is a strong offensive player with over 500 home runs in his career (one of twenty-five people to achieve the landmark) and has been awarded the Silver Slugger award for best offensive player 9 times. He has twenty-one career grand slams (tying with Alex Rodriguez for the most by any currently active player and 2nd in the all time list after Lou Gehrig).

Ramirez’s career has not been free of controversy though. He was alleged to have been one of 104 baseball players to have taken performance enhancing drugs in 2003. In the year 2009, he was suspended for 50 games for taking human chorionic gonadotropin, a drug often taken by steroid users to increase testosterone levels and thus violating Major League’s Performance Enhancing Drug policy.

Manny Ramirez has played for a number of teams in the Major League including the Cleveland Indians (from 1993 to 2000), the Boston Red Sox (from 2000 to 2008) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (from 2008 to 2010). After a stint with the Chicago White Sox, he will be a free agent for 2011 season.

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Manny-Ramirez-Childhood      Manuel Aristides Ramírez Onelcida, born on May 30, 1972, in the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is also called Manny Ramirez. He is a Dominican Major League Baseball player, who played as Outfielder. He got Silver Slugger 9 times, and he is one of the 25 people who have hits over 500 home runs in the career. He has twenty-one career grand slams, which are tied with Alex Rodriguez is just behind Lou Gehrig's 23. Manny Ramirez received the All-Star 12 times. More..




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