Josh Hamilton Speaker Profile
Outfielder for the Texas Rangers
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Josh Hamilton Biography
2010 AL MVP, Josh Hamilton was born May 21, 1981 and is a baseball player for the Texas Rangers. An outfielder, Hamilton has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) since 2007. A member of the Texas Rangers (2008-present), he also played for the ++Cincinnati Reds++ (2007). He is a five-time MLB All-Star and won the American League Most Valuable Player in 2010.
He was the first overall pick in the 1999 MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He was considered a blue chip prospect until injuries and a drug addiction derailed his career, beginning in 2001. Prior to the 2007 season, Hamilton was selected by the Chicago Cubs (picking for the ++Cincinnati Reds++) in the Rule 5 Draft. He made his MLB debut in 2007 with the Reds and had a successful rookie season. During the off-season he was traded to the ++Texas Rangers++ for Edinson Volquez and Daniel Ray Herrera.
After his torrid start to the 2008 season, Hamilton was named to the American League All Star team, and made the All-Star team the next four seasons as well. In 2012, Hamilton received more votes than any other player on the All-Star Game ballot, besting the vote count set in 2011 by roughly 3.5 million votes. He also participated in the Home Run Derby, where he hit a record 28 home runs in the opening round and finished with 35 home runs, which was second-most all-time in derby history. Hamilton won the AL batting title in 2010. On October 22, 2010, Hamilton was selected as MVP of the 2010 ALCS. On November 23, 2010, Hamilton was named the 2010 AL MVP, earning 22 of 28 first-place votes. On May 8, 2012 Hamilton became the 16th player in Major League history to hit four home runs in a game, and set an AL record for total bases in a game with 18.
On June 22, 2012, Hamilton agreed with Casey Affleck to create a movie based on Hamilton's life story.
Hamilton is known for exemplifying Muscular Christianity through the public expression of his Christian faith.
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