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Ryan Braun

Major League Baseball Player
Male
Born Nov 17, 1983

Ryan Joseph Braun is an American right-handed Major League Baseball left fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers. A perennial standout, he was ranked No. 16 by the Sporting News in its 2011 list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball and is the reigning National League MVP.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1983 Birth Born on November 17, 1983.

TEENAGE

2000 16 Years Old As a sophomore in 2000, he recorded the highest batting average of his prep career (.456), while posting a .654 on-base percentage (OBP). … Read More
2002 18 Years Old He graduated in 2002, but went undrafted as he told teams that he intended to attend college. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old There, Braun was named "National Freshman of the Year", and a first-team "Freshman All-American", by Baseball America in 2003, as well as first team All American by the Jewish Sports Review. … Read More

TWENTIES

2005 - 2006 6 More Events
Baseball America rated Braun the Brewers' #2 prospect for 2007. … Read More
In March 2008, the Brewers renewed Braun's contract for $455,000, a $75,000 increase.
In 2009, Braun was named to Sporting News list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball, ranking No. 32. … Read More
Braun was named to Sporting News 2010 list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball, ranking No. 22.
Braun came under scrutiny for a disputed testosterone test that he failed in 2011, and then for his connection in 2012 to the Biogenesis of America clinic that allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to professional baseball players.
On April 30, 2012, he became the first player to hit 3 home runs in one game at Petco Park. … Read More
On June 4, 2013, ESPN reported that MLB was preparing suspensions for players linked to using PEDs provided by Biogenesis of America, and its founder, Anthony Bosch.

THIRTIES

…  Through 2014, he was fifth among all active ballplayers in career slugging percentage, and second among active left fielders in career fielding percentage.
…  He was named to five straight All-Star games (2008–12), and then a team-high sixth game in 2015.
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