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Hall of Fame: Vladimir Guerrero

VLADIMIR GUERRERO Right fielder

Born: February 9, 1975 in Nizao, Dominican Republic

Hall of Fame induction: 2018

Primary team: L.A./California Angels

Hall of Fame plaque: 

“Dazzling five-tool talent from the Dominican Republic renowned for distinctive approach in batter’s box as well as aggressive style in the field and on the basepaths. Covered the plate with an attacking swing that produced a .318 career average and 449 home runs, reached 100-RBI mark 10 times and topped 30 homers eight times. Drove in 126 runs to earn 2004 A.L. most valuable player honors in first season with Angels after eight years as Expos phenom. Led all outfielders in assists over tenure in right field. Nine All-Star Game appearances and eight Silver Slugger Awards.”

MLB debut: Sept. 19, 1996 for the Montreal Expos

Last MLB appearance: Sept. 28 2011 for the Baltimore Orioles

Career: 

Batting average: .318

Home Runs: 449

RBI: 1,496

Hits: 2,590

Teams:

Montreal Expos 1996–2003

Anaheim Angels / Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2004–2009

Texas Rangers 2010

Baltimore Orioles 2011

Highlights:

AL MVP: 2004

Silver Slugger Award (8):  1999, 2000, 2002, 2004–2007, 2010

All-Star (9): 1999–2002, 2004–2007, 2010

First Dominican-born position player in Hall of Fame 

Angels Hall of Fame

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