|Los Angeles Dodgers — No. 5|
|Born: July 23, 1973 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|Major League Baseball debut|
|August 31, 1996 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Selected MLB statistics|
|Batting Average||. Baseball teams take turns one "out" in the field and one "in" at bat Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Whittier is a city in Los Angeles County California about southeast of Los Angeles. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Batting average is a Statistic in both Cricket and Baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively 315|
|Slugging Percentage||. In Baseball statistics, slugging percentage (abbreviated SLG) is a popular measure of the power of a hitter. 526|
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|Runs Batted In||892|
Anthony Nomar Garciaparra (pronounced /ˈnoʊ̪mɑɹ ɡɑɹˈsiəˌpɑɹə/; born July 23, 1973, in Whittier, California) is an American baseball player who currently plays third base for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-2 John Wetteland, MVP Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. 2005 Major League Baseball season Headline events of the year Chicago White Sox swept the Houston Astros to win the World Series The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles California, USA 2006 Major League Baseball season|2006 Nippon Professional Baseball season Headline Event of the Year The 2006 World Baseball Classic is a surprise success Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Whittier is a city in Los Angeles County California about southeast of Los Angeles. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in Baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles California, USA  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. First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a Baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and Third base. The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions.
His first name (Nomar) is his father's first name (Ramon) backwards and his last name is his father's last name (Garcia) and his mother's last name (Parra) together.
Garciaparra is a six-time All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006). The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the "Midsummer Classic" is an annual Baseball game between players from the National League The 1997 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 68th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL and National League The 1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 70th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL and National League The 2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 71st playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL and National League (NL The 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 73rd playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL and National League The 2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 74th midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL and National League (NL The 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 77th playing of the midseason exhibition Baseball game between the all-stars of the American League In five postseason series he has batted . 323 with a slugging percentage of . 625.
Garciaparra attended St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California and was a letterman in football, soccer, and baseball. St John Bosco High School (SJBHS is a Catholic College preparatory school located in Bellflower California, USA conducted by the Salesians Bellflower is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, and is a suburb of Los Angeles. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. His teams won high school league championships in 1990-91 and he won the league MVP honors in 1991, his last year of high school. St. John Bosco High School retired Garciaparra's baseball jersey.  St. John Bosco High School's Activities Office window is home to an area dedicated to Garciaparra's baseball career both at the school and with the Dodgers.
Garciparra attended Georgia Tech, where he helped the Yellow Jackets reach the College World Series national championships in 1994, where they lost to Oklahoma. The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, or Tech, is a public, Coeducational Research university in The Yellow Jackets is the name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta Georgia. The 1994 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha NE from June 3 to June 11. University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a Coeducational public Research university located in the U Former Boston teammate Jason Varitek was also a member of that team. Jason Andrew Varitek (ˈvɛɹɨˌtɛk born April 11 1972 in) is an American Baseball player He was an Atlantic Coast Conference All-Star and a first team All-American twice in 1993-94. The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC is a collegiate athletic league in the United States.
Garciaparra was a first round pick of the Red Sox in 1994 following a successful career at Georgia Tech. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Caribbean World Series: The First-Year Player Draft, also known as the Rule 4 Draft, is Major League Baseball 's primary mechanism for assigning amateur baseball players from high schools The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Headline events of the year As a result of a players' strike the MLB season ends prematurely on August 11, 1994. The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, or Tech, is a public, Coeducational Research university in He played in the Red Sox minor league system for three years (1994-Sarasota 1995-Trenton, 1996-Pawtucket). The Sarasota Reds are a Minor league baseball team based in Sarasota Florida. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Atlanta Braves over Cleveland Indians (4-2 Tom Glavine, MVP The Trenton Thunder are an American Minor League Baseball team and are the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-2 John Wetteland, MVP The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox and belong to
He made his Major League debut on August 31, 1996 as a defensive replacement against Oakland. The Oakland Athletics are a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. His first Major League hit was a home run off of Oakland pitcher John Wasdin on September 1. John Truman Wasdin (born August 5, 1972 in Fort Belvoir Virginia) is a journeyman Right-handed Pitcher who currently
At the time, Boston's starting shortstop was John Valentin, who finished ninth in MVP voting in 1995. John William Valentin (ˈvælɨntɪn born February 18 1967 in Mineola New York) is a former Shortstop and Third baseman in The Most Valuable Player Award (commonly known as the MVP award is an annual award given to one outstanding player in each league of Major League Baseball. By late 1996, Nomar won the job. Garciaparra's talent was enough to displace Valentin, who was moved to second base (then third base) to make room for young Garciaparra, who batted . Second base, or 2B, is the second of four stations on a Baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a base runner in order to score a run for that A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in Baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of 241 with 4 home runs, 16 RBI, and 5 stolen bases in his initial stint with the club near the end of 1996. As a rookie in 1997, he hit 30 home runs and drove in 98 runs, setting a new MLB record for RBIs by a leadoff hitter. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Florida Marlins over Cleveland Indians (4-3 Liván Hernández, His 30-game hitting streak set an A. L. rookie record. He was named Rookie of the Year in a unanimous vote, competed in the Home Run Derby, and finished eighth in MVP voting. In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given annually to one player from each league as voted upon by the Baseball Writers Association of America The Home Run Derby is an event played prior to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. He also won the immediate admiration of Red Sox fans, who referred to him in Boston accents as "NO-mah!".
From 1998-2000, Garciaparra emerged as the one of the better hitters of the Holy Trinity of shortstops, with the highest career OPS of the three by the conclusion of this period. Headline events of the year Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Ken Griffey Jr Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Caribbean World Series: He finished with 35 home runs and 122 RBI in 1998, and placed as the runner-up for AL MVP. Garciaparra then led the American League in batting average for the next two years, hitting . The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League ( AL) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in 357 in 1999 and . Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-0 Mariano Rivera, MVP 372 in 2000, finishing in the top ten in MVP voting both years. He is one of the few right-handed batters to win consecutive batting titles, and the first since Joe DiMaggio. Joseph Paul DiMaggio, born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr ( November 25, 1914 &ndash March 8, 1999) nicknamed Joltin' Joe
In February of 2001, Garciaparra appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, with the headline "A Cut Above. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Caribbean World Series: Sports Illustrated is an American Sports Magazine owned by media conglomerate Time Warner. . . baseball's toughest out". The week after the issue hit newsstands, Garciaparra reported to spring training with a serious wrist injury, which essentially aborted his season. He recovered by the start of the 2002 season and drove in 120 runs while hitting a league-leading 56 doubles. In Baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching Second base without being called out by the Umpire However, he had a difficult time playing as strongly defensively as before, and his batting average dipped substantially.
Before the 2002 season, a new ownership group purchased the Red Sox. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Caribbean World Series: The baseball operations staff, led by Theo Epstein, stressed on-base percentage on offense and strong defense, two areas where Garciaparra was about to decline precipitously from his pre-2001 levels. Theo Nathan Epstein (born December 29, 1973 in New York City) is the Executive Vice President / General Manager of the Boston Red Still, Garciaparra recovered from an injury-filled 2001 season to bat . 310 with 24 home runs and 120 RBIs in 2002. The star shortstop was up for a contract extension following the 2004 season and hoped for a deal before that deadline. Still considered one of the best shortstops in baseball, he hoped to receive salaries similar to peers Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter. Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27 1975 in New York New York) commonly nicknamed A-Rod, is an American Third baseman for the Derek Sanderson Jeter (ˈʤitɚ born June 26 1974 is an American Major League Baseball player Garciaparra turned down a four-year deal worth $60 million when the Red Sox did not offer him a signing bonus as large as he wanted.
In 2003, Garciaparra ended a solid but unspectacular season with a miserable September, closing with a career-low . Headline event of the year The Florida Marlins become World Series champions holding off a dynastic New York Yankees team 4 games to 301 batting average. He followed that with a poor post-season, contributing zero home runs, one RBI and ten strikeouts in 12 games against the Oakland Athletics and rival Yankees, who eliminated the Red Sox in seven games. The Oakland Athletics are a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
Meanwhile, new stars and cult heroes, led by David Ortiz and Kevin Millar, began to emerge in Boston. David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball Designated Kevin Charles Millar (born September 24, 1971, in Los Angeles, California) is a professional First baseman who plays for the Millar convinced nearly every player on the roster other than Johnny Damon and Garciaparra (whose wedding with Mia Hamm followed the season) to shave his head. Johnny David Damon (born November 5 1973 in Fort Riley, Kansas) is a Thai American Major League Baseball Outfielder for the Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma Alabama) is a former American Soccer
After the 2003 season, Red Sox management explored trading Manny Ramírez to the Texas Rangers for shortstop Alex Rodriguez. Manuel "Manny" Aristides Ramírez Onelcida (born May 30 1972 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican-American professional The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington Texas, United States, representing the Dallas-Ft Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27 1975 in New York New York) commonly nicknamed A-Rod, is an American Third baseman for the Details of this proposed trade and the subsequent agreement sending Garciaparra to the Chicago White Sox for Magglio Ordóñez quickly became public. The Chicago White Sox are a professional Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. Magglio Jose Ordóñez (ɔrˈdoʊnjɛz "or-DOH-nyez" in English is a Major League Baseball Right fielder and right-handed batter born on January 28 The mega-deal fell apart when the MLBPA refused to approve a restructuring of Rodríguez's contract, and Garciaparra returned to Boston for the start of the 2004 season in the final year of a contract signed in 1997. The Major League Baseball Players Association (or MLBPA) is the union of professional major-league baseball players Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino.
On July 31, 2004, at the MLB trading deadline, Garciaparra was traded along with minor league outfielder, Matt Murton, from the Red Sox to the Chicago Cubs in a four-team deal, in which the Red Sox acquired Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz. Orlando Luis Cabrera (born November 2 1974 in Cartagena, Colombia) is a Major League Baseball Shortstop who plays for the Chicago White Douglas Andrew Mientkiewicz (mɪntˈkeɪvɪtʃ (born June 19, 1974 in Toledo Ohio) is a First baseman who is with the Pittsburgh He expressed his appreciation to Red Sox fans in a speech to media, and left for the Windy City. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. At first, Garciaparra had to change his jersey number from 5 to 8, because catcher Michael Barrett had number 5. Michael Patrick Barrett (born October 22 1976 in Atlanta Georgia) is a Catcher in Major League Baseball who is currently a free agent But a few days after being traded, they switched numbers, giving Garciaparra 5 and Barrett 8.
In the 2005 season, a torn left groin forced him onto the disabled list yet again for more than three months. 2005 Major League Baseball season Headline events of the year Chicago White Sox swept the Houston Astros to win the World Series In Major League Baseball, the disabled list (DL is a method for teams to remove their injured players from the roster in order to summon healthy players Garciaparra resumed play on August 5, 2005. Because Cubs regular third baseman Aramis Ramírez was on the disabled list for the last few weeks of the 2005 season, he temporarily played third base. A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in Baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of Aramis Nin Ramírez (ʌrˈɑːmɪs or /ərˈɑːmɪs/ born June 25, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is an all-star Major League Aside from his first game in the Majors, in which he played second base, he had played shortstop in all of his other Major League games up to that point in his career.
In 2006, Nomar returned to his home town, signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 2006 Major League Baseball season|2006 Nippon Professional Baseball season Headline Event of the Year The 2006 World Baseball Classic is a surprise success The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles California, USA Also on the team were former Red Sox players Bill Mueller, Derek Lowe, and manager Grady Little. William Richard Mueller (ˈmɪlɚ born March 17, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball Third baseman. Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973 in Dearborn Michigan) is a Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers William Grady Little (born March 30, 1950) is a former manager in Major League Baseball.
While facing the New York Mets on June 6, 2006, Nomar hit a two-run home run on the first pitch he ever saw against former teammate and fellow Boston icon Pedro Martínez. "Mets" redirects here For the medical term see Metastasis. Pedro Jaime Martínez (born October 25 1971 in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball Starting pitcher for the Coincidentally, Derek Lowe was the starting pitcher for the Dodgers that day. Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973 in Dearborn Michigan) is a Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Though he was able to retain his original jersey number (5), he moved to first base in order to minimize the risk of injury, while the Dodgers signed Rafael Furcal from the Atlanta Braves to step in for the recovering César Izturis at short. Rafael Antoni Furcal (born October 24, 1977 in Loma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic) nicknamed "Fookie" is a Shortstop César David Izturis (ɪsˈtʊərɪs (born February 10, 1980 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela) is Healthy for the first extended period of time since 2003, he regained his offensive stroke, evidenced by a . 370 batting average at one point, and by his remaining constantly productive. By the 2006 MLB All-Star Break, Nomar was tied with Pittsburgh's Freddy Sanchez for the lead among all MLB infielders and all NL batters with a . The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the "Midsummer Classic" is an annual Baseball game between players from the National League The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League ( NL) is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball 358 batting average, to go along with 11 home runs and 53 RBIs, carrying a 21-game hitting streak into the break.
He adjusted well to playing first base, having committed only 1 error through 588. 2 innings played--a . 998 fielding percentage. In Baseball statistics, fielding percentage, also known as fielding average, is a measure that reflects the percentage of times a defensive player properly He also was elected to the 2006 NL All-Star Team as the National League All-Star Final Vote winner, receiving around six million votes. The 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 77th playing of the midseason exhibition Baseball game between the all-stars of the American League All-Star Final Vote is an annual Internet and Text message ballot by Major League Baseball fans to elect the 32nd and final player for each team to It was his sixth trip to the Midsummer Classic, and his first as a first baseman and as a Dodger. Unfortunately, a combination of oblique strains, knee injuries, and simple struggles caused Garciaparra's play to drop off dramatically in the second half. His . 358 batting average steadily declined to just a hair over . 300 by the end of the season. Despite Garciaparra's late season slump and injuries, Garciaparra did prevail in the clutch for the Dodgers during their playoff race with two walk off home runs. In Baseball, a walk-off home run is a Home run that ends the game The first capped off one of the most amazing games of the season on September 18, when the Dodgers hit four consecutive home runs in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres to tie the game. After the Padres scored a run in the tenth inning, Nomar hit a walk off two-run home run in the bottom of the tenth to win the game 11-10. Six days later on September 24, Garciaparra hit a walk off grand slam against the Arizona Diamondbacks to give the Dodgers a 5-1 victory with one week left in the regular season. The Arizona Diamondbacks (also referred to as the D-backs) are a professional baseball team based in Phoenix Arizona. Garciaparra's walk off home run against Arizona propelled the Dodgers to win their last seven games of the regular season, helping the Dodgers to make the playoffs.
On October 7, Garciaparra was named the National League's Comeback Player of the Year for 2006. He received 72,054 votes.
On November 20, 2006 the Dodgers re-signed Garciaparra to a 2-year contract worth $18. 5 million, keeping him with the team through the 2008 season. Calendar Major League Baseball See also 2008 Major League Baseball season Postseason October 1 – ALDS and
On June 25, 2007, it was announced that Garciaparra would move from first to third base in order to make room for rookie James Loney. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Minor League Baseball First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a Baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in Baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of James Anthony Loney (born May 7 1984 in Houston, Texas) is a First baseman in Major League Baseball who plays for 
During 2008 spring training Garciaparra suffered a microfracture on his hand after a hit-by-pitch. In Major League Baseball, spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the Regular season. This forced him to start the 2008 MLB season on the DL, and was replaced by rookie Blake DeWitt. The 2008 Major League Baseball season began on March 25 2008 in Tokyo Japan with the 2007 World Series champion Boston Red Sox defeating Blake Robert DeWitt (born August 20, 1985 in Sarasota Florida) is a second and Third baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers On April 16, he started his first game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, only to suffer a strained left calf muscle 9 days later resulting in another trip to the DL. Events 1178 BC - A Solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary King of Ithaca, to his kingdom The Pittsburgh Pirates are a Major League Baseball club based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
On November 22, 2003 Garciaparra married Olympian and World Cup Champion soccer star Mia Hamm. The Olympic Games is an international Multi-sport event established for both summer and winter games The FIFA Women's World Cup is recognized as the most important International competition in women's football and is played amongst women's national football teams Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma Alabama) is a former American Soccer The couple have twin girls, Grace Isabella and Ava Caroline, who were born on March 28, 2007 in Los Angeles. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West 
Both he and Mia Hamm were on Olympic teams in their respective sports. Garciaparra was on the 1992 Olympic baseball team, and Hamm was on the 1996, 2000, and 2004 women's Olympic soccer teams. Baseball had its debut as an official medal sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. See also Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics Group E USA vs Denmark Sweden vs PR China USA vs Sweden The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament Medalists See also Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's team squads Gold Medal &ndash Briana Scurry Heather Mitts Association football, usually known simply as football or soccer has been included in every Olympiad except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport
Garciaparra uses the song "Low Rider" by War as his entrance music when he comes up to bat. " Low Rider " is a song written by the band War and appearing on their album Why Can't We Be Friends?, released in 1975 War is an American Funk band from California, known for the hit songs " Low Rider " " Spill the Wine " and " 
Garciaparra is known for his idiosyncratic tics when batting. A tic is a sudden repetitive nonrhythmic stereotyped motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups This habit includes an elaborate routine of glove adjustments and alternating toe taps on the ground prior to an ensuing pitch.
His unique name comes from his father's name, Ramon, spelled backwards. Several callers and hosts on WEEI affectionately referred to him as "Nomie" when talking about him on the air.
Garciaparra is the cousin of Arturo Javier Ledesma, a Mexican soccer player who currently plays for Club Deportivo Guadalajara. Javier Arturo Ledesma (born on May 25, 1988) is a Mexican footballer currently playing for Mexican Primera División Club Deportivo Guadalajara as Club Deportivo Guadalajara SA de CV, commonly known as Las Chivas ( The Goats) is a Mexican Association football team based in Guadalajara His uncle is legendary Mexican soccer goalkeeper, Javier "Zully" Ledesma. His brother, Michael Garciaparra, is a baseball player, playing second base for the Double-A Bowie Baysox. Michael Garciaparra, (born April 2 1983 in) is a Minor league baseball Infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers organization The Bowie Baysox are a Minor league baseball team located in Bowie Maryland.
On the Kate Hudson/Radiohead episode on season 26 of Saturday Night Live, Garciaparra cameoed in a "Boston Teens" sketch. Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American Film actress. Radiohead Saturday Night Live ( SNL) is a weekly late-night 90-minute American Sketch comedy / Variety show based in New York City
On October 8, 2005, Garciaparra and his uncle Victor Garciaparra were alerted to the screams of two women who had fallen into Boston Harbor outside his condominium. The Port of Boston is a major Seaport located in Boston Harbor and adjacent to the City of Boston. One of the women sustained injuries to her head after hitting the pier on her way in. Garciaparra quickly jumped into the harbor and saved both women, who were later taken to the hospital.