Nomar Garciaparra

Nomar Garciaparra

Baseball Player

Anthony Nomar Garciaparra is a former Major League Baseball player and current ESPN analyst. After playing parts of 9 seasons as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, he played for the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Chicago Cubs. He is one of 13 players in Major League history to hit two grand slams during a single game, and the only player to achieve the feat at his home stadium.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nomar Garciaparra.


1973 Birth Born on July 23, 1973.


1991 17 Years Old Garciaparra, who is of Mexican-American descent, was originally drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 5th round of the 1991 draft, but did not sign. … Read More
1993 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He was an Atlantic Coast Conference All-Star and a first team All-American twice in 1993–94.


1994 20 Years Old Garciaparra was a first round pick of the Red Sox in 1994 following a successful career at Georgia Tech. … Read More
1996 22 Years Old 1 More Event
He made his Major League debut on August 31, 1996, as a defensive replacement against Oakland. … Read More
1997 - 1999 3 More Events
2001 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2001, Garciaparra appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, with the headline "A Cut Above... baseball's toughest out". … Read More
2003 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Garciaparra had a productive season in which he was second in the majors in triples, fifth in the AL in hits, and second in the AL in runs scored, though a September slump caused his batting average to dip to .301. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Garciaparra thus returned to Boston for the start of the 2004 season in the final year of a contract signed in 1997, and it quickly became clear that he was displeased with the team and would not return to Boston after the season. … Read More
2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Garciaparra resumed play on August 5, 2005.
While facing the New York Mets on June 6, 2006, Nomar hit a two-run home run on the first pitch he ever saw against former teammate and fellow Boston icon Pedro Martínez. … Read More
During 2008 spring training Garciaparra suffered a microfracture on his hand after a hit-by-pitch. … Read More
2009 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 6, 2009, Garciaparra signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Athletics. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 10, 2010, Garciaparra signed a one-day contract with the Boston Red Sox to enable him to retire as a member of the Red Sox. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 it was announced that Garciaparra would be inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, along with former pitchers Pedro Martínez and Roger Clemens and longtime radio announcer Joe Castiglione.
2015 41 Years Old In addition, as of 2015, the Los Angeles Dodgers also made Garciaparra an Alumni member of their Community Relations team.
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