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Bobby Abreu


2-period All-Star outfielder who earned the Sterling silver Slugger award in 2004 and the house Run Derby in 2005. Before getting into the Majors in 1996, he was the Houston Astros Small League Participant of the entire year. After 2 yrs using the Houston Astros, he performed for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1998 to 2006. He was nicknamed the ‘Chocolate Eater’ honoring his late dad, Nelson. From 2006 to 2008, he used Derek Jeter on the brand new York Yankees.

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Full Name Bobby Abreu
Salary 9 million USD
Date Of Birth March 11, 1974
Place Of Birth Aragua, Venezuela
Height 1.83 m
Weight 91 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality Venezuelan
Children Emily Paola
Parents Nelson Abreu
Siblings Dennis Abreu, Janelle Abreu, Nelson Abreu
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1Gets traded to the New York Yankees at the trading deadline. [July 2006]
2Has a daughter, Emily Paola.
3In 2004, Abreu was the first recipient of the Philadelphia Phillies Player of the Year award, as selected the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
4On August 5, 2005, Abreu joined Bobby and Barry Bonds as the only players in MLB history to hit at least 20 home runs and steal at least 20 bases in seven consecutive seasons.
5He set a record 24 Home Runs in the first round of the 2005 MLB Home Run derby. He hit a total of 41 to beat Ivan Rodreges of the Detroit Tigers to become the first Philadelphia Phillie to win a home Run derby.
6On July 11, 2005, he won the Century 21 Home Run Derby as part of the MLB All-Star game festivities in Detroit. He set Derby records with 41 overall home runs, 24 in the first round, and 11 in the third and final round.
7Starting right fielder for 2005 National League All-Star team, the first Philadelphia Phillie to start at that position since Del Ennis in 1951.
8Tied a Philadelphia Phillies franchise record by hitting a home run in five consecutive games, May 8-12, 2005. Dick Allen accomplished the feat in 1969, and Mike Schmidt did it in 1979.
9Member of the 1997 NL Central Division Champion Houston Astros.
10In 2001, he hit 31 home runs and stole 36 bases, becoming the first player in Phillies history (and first MLB player born in Venezuela) to have a 30/30 season. He accomplished the feat again in 2004 when he hit 30 home runs and stole 40 bases.
11Following the 1997 season, he was selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the expansion draft, then traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for shortstop Kevin Stocker.
12National League All-Star in 2004.
13Right fielder for Houston Astros (1996-1997), Philadelphia Phillies (1998-2006), and New York Yankees (2006-present)
14All-star outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies



Sunday Night Baseball1997-2012TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Right Fielder / Himself - Philadelphia Phillies Right Fielder / Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Pinch Hitter / ...
Pardon the Interruption2009TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2006TV SeriesHimself
2005 MLB All-Star Game2005TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting Right Fielder: Philadelphia Phillies
2004 MLB All-Star Game2004TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder: Philadelphia Phillies

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Rome Is Burning2006TV SeriesHimself

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