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Plácido Polanco

Placido Polanco
MLB Player information
NamePlácido Polanco
PositionThird baseman / Second baseman
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB debutJuly 3, 1998 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average.301
Home runs101
Runs batted in676
Teams
*St. Louis Cardinals (1998 2002) *Philadelphia Phillies (2002 2005) *Detroit Tigers (2005 2009) *Philadelphia Phillies (2010 present)
*Silver Slugger Award winner (2007) *2x Gold Glove Award winner (2007, 2009) *2× All-Star (2007, 2011) * 2006 ALCS MVP *2007 MLB "This Year in Baseball Awards" Defensive Player of the Year

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Plácido Enrique Polanco ( ; born October 10, 1975, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball player who plays for the Philadelphia Phillies and has also played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers. He is a third baseman, but in the past has played second base and shortstop. He was twice voted to start in Major League Baseball All-Star Games: in 2007, and again in 2011.

In a July 9, 2008, ceremony at Comerica Park prior to the Tigers Indians game, Polanco received his U.S. citizenship, along with 99 other people. He wore his Tigers uniform for the ceremony.


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