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Roberto Alomar

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Roberto Alomar

Roberto Alomar, batting for the Cleveland Indians in 2001.

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Born: Feb. 5, 1968 in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Teams: San Diego Padres (1988-90), Toronto Blue Jays (1991-95), Baltimore Orioles (1996-98), Cleveland Indians (1999-2001), New York Mets (2002-03), Chicago White Sox (2003-04), Arizona Diamondbacks (2004)

Inducted into Hall of Fame: 2011

Height: 6-0

Weight: 184

Batted: Both

Threw: Right

Primary position: Second baseman

Career Highlights:

  • Won 10 Gold Gloves, more than any second baseman in history. Known for having great range and athleticism.
  • A 12-time All-Star, he's the son of a major league player (Sandy Alomar) and brother of another (Sandy Alomar Jr.).
  • Won World Series championships with the Blue Jays in 1992 and 1993, and was MVP of the ALCS in 1992.
  • Also made playoffs with the Orioles and Indians in his career, and hit .313 in the postseason.
  • Had perhaps his best season in 1999 with Cleveland, when he hit. 323 with 24 homres, 120 RBI and 37 stolen bases and won a Gold Glove at second base.
  • Elected to Hall of Fame on second try, with 90 percent of the vote. Will be the first player with a Blue Jays hat in the Hall.
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