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Nomar Garciaparra

Full name: Anthony Nomar Garciaparra
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 23, 1973 in Whittier, California, United States
Affiliations: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Atlanta (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Baseball

Related Olympians: Husband of Mia Hamm.

Other SR Links: Baseball-Reference.com, Minors at Baseball-Reference.com

Biography

Nomar Garciaparra was a shortstop best known for his time playing in the majors with the Boston Red Sox. Garciaparra débuted in the Major Leagues in 1996 with the BoSox, and in 1997 was named American League Rookie of the Year, batting .306 that year. He played in Boston from 1996-2004 and was then traded to the Chicago Cubs (2004-05) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2005-08), before finishing his career with one year with the Oakland Athletics in 2009.

Garciaparra hit for both power and average, finishing with a career average of .313, with 229 home runs, and 936 RBI. He led the American League in batting in 1999, with .357, and 2000, with .372, and batted over .300 eight times in his 14-year career. He was named to the All-Star team six times (1997, 1999-2000, 2002-03, 2006) and in 2006 was named National League Comeback Player of the Year, when he hit .303.

Garciaparra later became a baseball analyst on ESPN. He married [Mia Hamm], soccer superstar who played for the USA at the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympics and at the 1991, 1995, 1999, and 2004 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball Men's Baseball United States USA 4

Men's Baseball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position TR TH/AB/W-L-S TE/R/IP H/ER HR/SO RBI/BB
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #4 1 1992-07-26 USA 4, ESP 1 Shortstop 4 4 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #6 1 1992-07-27 USA 10, TPE 9 Shortstop 10 1 1 1 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #9 1 1992-07-28 USA 10, ITA 0 Shortstop 10 3 1 1 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #15 2 1992-07-29 CUB 9, USA 6 Shortstop 6 4 0 1 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #20 1 1992-07-31 USA 8, PUR 2 Shortstop 8 3 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #27 2 1992-08-02 JPN 7, USA 1 Shortstop 1 1 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Final Round Game 3/4 2 1992-08-05 JPN 8, USA 3 Shortstop 3 4 1 1 0 0
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