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Mike Napoli

Baseball Player
Born Oct 31, 1981

Michael Anthony Napoli is a professional baseball catcher/first baseman, who is a free agent.

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1981 Birth Born on October 31, 1981.


2000 18 Years Old Napoli attended Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida. He was drafted out of high school by the Anaheim Angels in the 17th round (500th overall) of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft. … Read More


2004 22 Years Old Napoli played for the Santiago "Las Aguilas" in the Dominican Republic during the winters of 2004 and 2005. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old Napoli made his Major League Baseball debut on May 5, 2006 against the Detroit Tigers in Comerica Park, and proceeded to hit a home-run in his first Major League at-bat off starting pitcher Justin Verlander. … Read More
2007 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Napoli again was the Angels Opening Day starter at catcher, and after fully recovering from his 2007 injuries, began the season on a torrid pace, belting 6 home runs in the month of April.
2008 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Napoli's production helped the Angels win the 2008 American League West Division championship, with an impressive 100–62 record.
2009 27 Years Old Napoli continued to compete with Jeff Mathis for the leading catcher spot in 2009. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Napoli's role at DH seemed to be reduced as the Angels signed Japanese slugger Hideki Matsui. … Read More
2011 29 Years Old In Game 5 of the 2011 World Series, he hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Rangers a 4-2 lead. … Read More


2012 30 Years Old On February 11, 2012, Napoli signed a one-year, $9.4 million deal to avoid arbitration with the Rangers. … Read More
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