Manny Ramirez is a Dominican outfielder on the Boston Red Sox.
Ramirez is one of the greatest hitters to ever play the game. He began his career with the Cleveland Indians in 1993. Over 8 years with the Indians, he hit over 200 homeruns and drove in over 800 runs. In 1999, despite playing only 147 games, he drove in 165 RBIs. In 2001, he signed with the Boston Red Sox. In 2003, Ramirez was the center of many controversies about his off-field play, and his work ethic on the field. In 2004, Ramirez and teammate David Ortiz both belted 40 home runs, giving the Red Sox one of the best hitting tandems in the league. Their offensive production helped the Sox win their first World Series in 86 years. In 2005, Ramirez hit his 400th home run as well as his 20th grand slam, making him the active leader in grand slams. In 2007, Ramirez was one of 4 Red Sox players to hit consecutive home runs against the Yankees. Ramirez hit 4 homers in the postseason, to help the Sox win the World Series again. In 2008, Ramirez hit his 500th home run, putting him in an elite category of home run hitters in Major League history.