Nomar Garciaparra Bio - Biography

Name Nomar Garciaparra
Naionality American
Date of Birth July 23, 1973
Place of Birth Whittier, California
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American baseball player who currently plays third base for the Los Angeles Dodgers.He previously played first base for the Dodgers, and shortstop and third base for the Chicago Cubs, after several years as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox.

His first name(Nomar) is his father's first name(Ramon) backwards and his last name is his mother's last name(Parra) and his father's last name(Garcia) together.

Garciaparra (Gar-See-uh-Par-uh) was part of the so-called "Holy Trinity" of shortstops that debuted in the mid '90s, which also included Alex Rodriguez (now a third baseman) and Derek Jeter. Of the three, only Jeter remains a shortstop.

Garciaparra is a six-time All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006). In five postseason series he has batted .323 with a slugging percentage of .625.

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