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Encyclopedia > Andre Ethier
Andre Ethier

Los Angeles Dodgers — No. 16
Outfielder
Born: April 10, 1982 (1982-04-10) (age 25)
Bats: Left Throws: Left 
Major League Baseball debut
May 22006 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Selected MLB statistics
(through September 30, 2007)
AVG     .295
OBP     .357
HR     24
Teams

Andre Everett Ethier /ˈiθiɚ/(born April 10, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona), is a Major League Baseball outfielder of French and Mexican descent. Ethier plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in Phoenix, Arizona. After briefly attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College, he then went on to Arizona State University. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... In baseball statistics, on base percentage (OBP) (sometimes referred to as on base average (OBA)) is a measure of how often a batter gets to first base for any reason other than a fielding error or a fielders choice. ... Homerun redirects here. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1913) Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country State County Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1913) Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899... St. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country State County Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Chandler-Gilbert Community College is a two-year public community college with campuses in Mesa, Chandler and Sun Lakes, Arizona (suburbs of Phoenix). ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ...

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High school career

Graduated from St. Mary's High School in 2000. In his senior year, he totaled a batting average of .527 while being named first team all-region and second-team all-state. St. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ...


Junior College Career

Ethier transferred to Chandler-Gilbert Community College after playing with ASU in the fall of 2000. The coaching staff at ASU told him that they thought he did not have Division I talent and that he would do better to play junior college ball. At CGCC, Ethier recorded 94 hits as one of the top junior college players in Arizona, batting .468 with 32 doubles. He was named team MVP. During the summer of 2001, he played with the Keene (N.H.) Swampbats in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Chandler-Gilbert Community College is a two-year public community college with campuses in Mesa, Chandler and Sun Lakes, Arizona (suburbs of Phoenix). ...


Arizona State University

Ethier re-enrolled at ASU in the fall of 2001 and played there until the end of his junior year in 2003 with an ASU career batting average of .371, with 113 runs, 27 doubles, 7 triples, 14 home runs and 118 runs batted in. His collegiate career ended in the midst of a 23-game hitting streak. He was a two-time Pacific-10 Conference All-Star in 2002-2003. Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... The Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ...


MLB Draft

Ethier was originally drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 37th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Opting to attend ASU instead, he was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2003 amateur draft, again by the Oakland Athletics. He signed with the Athletics on July 1, 2003. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Minor leagues

Oakland assigned him to the Class "A" Vancouver Canadians and later to the Kane County Cougars for the 2003 season. His minor league career continued in 2004 with the Modesto Athletics, where he hit .313 and in 2005 with the Midland RockHounds"AA" team, where he hit .319 with 18 homers and was selected as the Texas League Most Valuable Player, Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year, Texas League All-Star Outfielder and Texas League All-Star Game MVP. He also played 4 games in 2005 with the Sacramento Rivercats AAA team. [1] Class-Level Single-A (2000-present) Minor League affiliations Northwest League (2000-present) Western Division Major League affiliations Oakland Athletics (2000-present) Name Vancouver Canadians (2000-present) Ballpark Nat Bailey Stadium (2000-present) Minor League titles League titles Division titles 2004, 2005 Owner(s)/Operated by: Vancouver Professional Baseball Partnership... Class-Level Single-A Minor League affiliations Midwest League Western Division Major League affiliation Oakland Athletics (2003-Present) Florida Marlins (1993-2002) Baltimore Orioles (1991-1992) Name Kane County Cougars Ballpark Philip B. Elfstrom Stadium Minor League titles League titles 2001 Division titles 2001, 2004 Owner(s)/Operated By: Manager... The Modesto Nuts are a minor league baseball team in Modesto, California, USA. They are a high-A class team in the California League and a farm team of the Colorado Rockies. ... The Midland RockHounds are a minor league baseball team based in Midland, Texas. ... The Texas League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the South Central United States. ... Class-Level Triple-A (2000-Present) Minor League affiliations Pacific Coast League (2000-Present) Pacific Conference - South Division Major League affiliation Oakland Athletics (2000-Present) Current uniform Name Sacramento River Cats (2000-Present) Vancouver Canadians (1978-1999) Ballpark Raley Field Nat Bailey Stadium Minor League titles League titles 2003, 2004...


The Trade

On December 14, 2005, Ethier was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Los Angeles Dodgers for badass Milton Bradley and Antonio Perez. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1913) Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899... Milton Obelle Bradley (born April 15, 1978 in Harbor City, California) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Oakland Athletics. ... Born on Jan 26, 1980 in Bani, Dominican Republic, Antonio Perez plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...


Major League Debut

Ethier hit a double and drew a walk in his Major League Baseball debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 2, 2006, against the Arizona Diamondbacks in his home state of Arizona and hit his first Home Run the next night against Dewon Brazelton of the San Diego Padres . Major Leagues redirects here. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1913) Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-backs, The Snakes Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) a. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Dewon Cortez Brazelton (born June 6, 1980 in Tullahoma, Tennessee) is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Other nicknames The Pads, The Friars, The Fathers, The Dads Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Qualcomm Stadium (1969-2003) a. ...


2006 Season

On May 19, 2006, Ethier had a break out game, going 5 for 5 with 4 runs scored as he raised his batting average from .222 to .317. He remained hot throughout the summer and was named National League Player of the Week for the week ending July 9th, 2006.


2007 Season

Ethier entered the 2007 Season expecting to split time with Matt Kemp, and Luis Gonzalez in the outfield. But, Ethier got a lot of playing time early due to Kemp's injury. Ethier enjoyed a solid sophomore campaing. Ethier batted .284, with 13 home runs, and 64 rbi's. Going into the 2008 season, Andre is expected to be a full-time starter in the outfield. Matthew Ryan Kemp[1] (born September 23, 1984, in Midwest City, Oklahoma)[2] is a Major League Baseball outfielder who plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... Luis Gonzalez is a common personal name that can refer to different people: Luis Emilio González (baseball outfielder): a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers Luis González (baseball infielder): a Major League Baseball utility player, currently playing in Japan. ... In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. ...


Personal life

In the offseason, he resides with his wife, Maggie Germaine, in Chandler, Arizona. Germaine was an All-American gymnast at Arizona State. He has stated his intention to play for Mexico in the next World Baseball Classic. Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Boyd W. Dunn (R) Area  - City  58. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is (as of 2004) the third-largest university in the United States with a student body of 57,543. ...


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See also

  • Los Angeles Dodgers all-time roster

 
 

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