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Bobby Abreu

Baseball Player
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Born Mar 11, 1974

Bob Kelly "Bobby" Abreu, nicknamed "El Comedulce" and also "La Luche", is a Major League Baseball left fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Abreu is a two-time All-Star, and has won a Gold Glove Award and a Silver Slugger Award. He has led the league in games, doubles, and triples. Through 2011, he was second among active ballplayers in doubles (554), third in walks (1,419), sixth in stolen bases (393), and ninth in on-base percentage (.397). http://www. baseball-reference.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1974 Birth Born in 1974.

TEENAGE

1990 16 Years Old Abreu was signed as an amateur free agent by the Houston Astros on August 21, 1990.

TWENTIES

1996 22 Years Old He was the Astros minor league player of the year in 1996 and made his Major League debut on September 1, 1996 against the Pittsburgh Pirates when he was announced as a "pinch hitter" but did not get to bat because he was subsequently pinch hit for himself. … Read More
He hit his first two home runs in the same game, on April 28, 1997, against Jamey Wright and Steve Reed of the Colorado Rockies.
1998 - 2001 4 More Events
2002 28 Years Old In 2002, he led the league in doubles (50), and was sixth in walks (104), seventh in stolen bases (31) and intentional walks (13), eighth in OBP (.413), ninth in hits (176), and tenth in runs (102).
2003 29 Years Old In 2003, Abreu was fourth in the league in walks (109), seventh in sacrifice flies (7), eighth in OBP (.409), and ninth in stolen bases (22).

THIRTIES

In 2004, Abreu got his first All-Star berth, being voted in as the National League All-Star Final Vote winner in online voting on MLB.com.
On July 30, 2006, Abreu was traded along with Cory Lidle to the New York Yankees for minor league shortstop C. J. Henry (a 2005 first-round draft pick), left-hander Matt Smith (a seven-year minor league veteran), catcher Jesus Sanchez, and right-hander Carlos Monasterios—all low-level prospects in the Yankee organization. … Read More
2007 33 Years Old In 2007, Abreu was second in the AL in runs (123), third in pitches per plate appearance (4.38), ninth in games (158) and times on base (258), and tenth in walks (84) and plate appearances (699).
2008 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Abreu hit a walk-off double on July 9, 2008. … Read More
On February 12, 2009, Abreu signed a $5 million, one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and was expected to play left field. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old Abreu will be paid $9 million in 2010 and 2011, plus a $1 million buyout of a $9 million option for 2012 that could vest based on plate appearances, a total of $19 million guaranteed. … Read More
Abreu was released by the Angels on April 27, 2012, and replaced on the roster by Mike Trout.
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