Ryan Braun

Major League Baseball Player
Born Nov 17, 1983
Age 32
Hometown Mission Hills
Other Names The Hebrew Hammer

Ryan Joseph Braun is an American right-handed Major League Baseball left fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers. A perennial standout, he was ranked No. 7 by the Sporting News in its 2012 list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball and is the reigning National League MVP. Braun was a two-time All American baseball player at the University of Miami, where he was named "National Freshman of the Year" by Baseball America in 2003.… Read More

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  • 16 Of The Longest Suspensions In Sports History
    Yahoo News - 12 days ago
  • Braun Back In Brewers' Lineup Vs Mets After Missing 4 Games
    Fox News - May 22, 2016
  • Brewers' Braun Making Progress After Back Surgery
    Fox News - Jan 31, 2016
  • Baseball Highlights Of Monday's Mlb Games
    Yahoo News - May 05, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ryan Braun.


1983 Birth Born on November 17, 1983.


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


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.


…  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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