Josh Hamilton

American professional baseball player, outfielder

Joshua Holt Hamilton (born May 21, 1981, in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American professional baseball player who is currently a free agent. He has played for the Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball (MLB). In the 2010 season he was named American League MVP. He chose to play for the Angels after they offered him a 5-year contract, worth $125 million.[1]

Josh Hamilton
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Born: (1981-05-21) May 21, 1981 (age 39)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Bats: Left Throws: Left
April 2, 2007, for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
(through 2015 season)
Batting average.290
Home runs200
Runs batted in701
Career highlights and awards

On April 27, 2015, the Angels traded Hamilton back to the Rangers.[2]


  1. "Sources: Josh Hamilton to Angels". ESPN. December 13, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  2. "Hamilton deal to Rangers completed". MLB. Retrieved 2015-9-6. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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