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Encyclopedia > Juan Uribe
Juan Uribe
Chicago White Sox — No. 5
Shortstop
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Major League Baseball debut
April 8, 2001 for the Colorado Rockies
Selected MLB statistics
(through July 19, 2006)
Batting average     .259
Runs Batted In     330
Home Runs     75
Teams

    Juan Uribe is a Major League Baseball player who was born on (July 22, 1979). He is the starting shortstop for the Chicago White Sox. The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 16 - Outfielders Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year on the ballot. ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... 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. ... 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. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993-present) West Division (1993-present) Current uniform Ballpark Coors Field (1995-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) {{{WORLD CHAMPIONS}}} NL Pennants (0) West Division titles (0) n/a Wild card berths (1) 1995 The Colorado Rockies are a Major League Baseball team... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 16 - Outfielders Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year on the ballot. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2...


    Uribe was traded to the White Sox by the Colorado Rockies on December 2, 2003 for Aaron Miles. He was acquired by the White Sox to back up Willie Harris as the second baseman, but eventually replaced José Valentín at shortstop and has been the starting shortstop since. Major league affiliations National League (1993-present) West Division (1993-present) Current uniform Ballpark Coors Field (1995-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) {{{WORLD CHAMPIONS}}} NL Pennants (0) West Division titles (0) n/a Wild card berths (1) 1995 The Colorado Rockies are a Major League Baseball team... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For NBA player, see Aaron Miles (basketball). ... Willie Harris (born June 22, 1978 in Cairo, Georgia) is a second baseman and center fielder in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... The position of the second baseman Second base redirects here. ... José Antonio Valentín was born on October 12, 1969 in Manati, Puerto Rico. ...


    Uribe made two memorable defensive plays for the final two outs of the 2005 World Series, first catching a ball while crashing into the stands and then making a throw on a slow grounder to beat Astro Orlando Palmeiro to give the White Sox their first title in 88 years. The 2005 World Series, the 101st playing of Major League Baseballs championship series, saw the American League champion Chicago White Sox sweep the National League champion Houston Astros 4 games to 0 in the best-of-seven-games series, winning their third championship and first since 1917. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark Minute Maid Park (2002-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (1) 2005 Central Division titles (4) 2001 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1997 West Division titles (2) [1][2] 1986 â€¢ 1980 Wild card berths... Orlando Palmeiro (b. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark U.S. Cellular Field (1991-present) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2...


    On October 16, 2006 it was reported that Dominican authorities were seeking Uribe after issuing an arrest warrant for his connection with the shooting of two men.


    According to authorities Uribe and a bodyguard are suspects in the shooting and wounding a Dominican farmer and a captain in the Italian Navy when the pair walked too close to Uribe’s jeep.

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    ESPN - Juan Uribe Stats, News, Photos - Chicago White Sox - MLB Baseball (131 words)
    Juan Uribe has not been involved in any transactions this season.
    Juan Uribe is out of legal trouble in the Dominican Republic, but the White Sox shortstop told reporters Monday night that he didn't pay off his accuser.
    A farmer who accused Chicago White Sox shortstop Juan Uribe of shooting him during an altercation last year received a payment from the major leaguer as part of a settlement ending legal action against him, a lawyer for Uribe said Monday.
    Dominicans issue warrant for Juan Uribe - Boston.com (364 words)
    Uribe and a bodyguard are suspected of shooting and wounding a Dominican farmer and a captain in the Italian Navy with a pistol and a shotgun when the pair walked too close to Uribe's jeep around midnight Friday, authorities said.
    Uribe told Arburua he had spoken to police, but Lugo said the shortstop had not contacted authorities, who were trying to locate him.
    Uribe is scheduled to earn $4.15 million next season in the major leagues, with the White Sox holding a $5 million option or $300,000 buyout for 2008.
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