Ryan Braun

Major League Baseball Player
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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    Ryan Braun Wants To 'retire At A Young Age'
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ryan Braun.


1983 Birth Ryan Braun was born on November 17, 1983 to Joe and Diane Braun. … Read More


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.
In 2011, Braun was again named to Sporting News list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball, ranking No. 16. … Read More
On April 30, 2012, he became the first player to hit 3 home runs in one game at Petco Park. … Read More
…  After MLB's investigation following the Biogenesis scandal, on July 22, 2013, Braun was suspended without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season and playoffs (totaling 65 regular season games) for violating the league's drug policy. … Read More


In 2014, Braun batted a career-low .266, with 19 home runs while leading the Brewers with 81 RBIs and tying for the team lead with 6 triples. … Read More
2016 32 Years Old In 2016, Braun moved back to left field. … Read More
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