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Nomar Garciaparra
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Garciaparra in 2010
Born: July 23, 1973 (1973-07-23) (age 48)
Whittier, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
August 31, 1996, for the Boston Red Sox
Last appearance
October 4, 2009, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .313
Home runs 229
Runs batted in 936
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006)
  • AL Rookie of the Year (1997)
  • Silver Slugger Award (1997)
  • NL Comeback Player of the Year (2006)
  • 2× AL batting champion (1999, 2000)
  • Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame

Nomar Garciaparra is a retired baseball shortstop who played for the Boston Red Sox for awhile then went to the Los Angeles Dodgers and then retired after a day in a minor league game.

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