Sandy Alomar Jr.

Sandy Alomar Jr. #15

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Sandy Alomar Jr. MLB Career Stats

4530 .273 112 588 25 .716

Sandy Alomar Jr. Bio

  • Full Name: Santos Alomar Jr.
  • Nickname: Santos
  • Born: 6/18/1966 in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • High School: Luis Munoz Rivera, Utuado, PR
  • Debut: 9/30/1988
  • Last Game: 9/30/2007
  • Relationship(s): son of Sandy Alomar Sr., brother of Roberto Alomar
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MLB Career Stats 4530 520 1236 112 588 25 .273 .309 .716


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Sandy Alomar Jr. Stats

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Sandy Alomar Jr. Advanced Stats

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Sandy Alomar Jr. Statcast Events


Sandy Alomar Jr. Awards

AL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
1990 Cleveland AL

All-Star MVP

Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1990 Cleveland AL
1991 Cleveland AL
1992 Cleveland AL
1996 Cleveland AL
1997 Cleveland AL
1998 Cleveland AL

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

Year Team League
1990 Cleveland AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/13/1997 Cleveland AL

Cleveland BBWA Man of the Year Award

Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL

Indians Frank Gibbons/Steve Olin Good Guy Award

Year Team League
2000 Cleveland AL

Indians Gordon Cobbledick Golden Tomahawk Award

Year Team League
1997 Cleveland AL

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
1989 Las Vegas PCL

Sandy Alomar Jr. Leaderboards


Season 2B Rank
1997 37 13th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1993 6 24th in AL

Santos Alomar Jr. Bio Info

Managerial/Coaching Career
Entering his first season as Indians Bench Coach and his third season overall on Manny Acta's Coaching Staff... Named First Base Coach on November 17, 2009...Also instructs and mentors Indians catchers...Spent two (2) seasons as the New York Mets Major League catching instructor in 2008-09 after concluding his 20th Major League season in 2007.

Playing Career
Sandy spent eleven (11) seasons catching with the Cleveland Indians from 1990-2000 where he was a six-time All-Star selection and in the summer of 2009 was the 33rd player to be inducted into the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame...During his tenure with the Indians, Alomar hit .277 (944-3409) with 194 doubles, 92 home runs and 453 RBI in 985 games and was the Tribe's field leader behind the plate on club's that won five (5) American League Central Division titles and two (2) American League Pennants from 1995-99...One of the most popular players in club history, Alomar's best season came during the Tribe's run to the 1997 World Series when he hit .324 (146-451) with 37 2B, 21HR and 83 RBI in 125 games, earning All-Star Game MVP honors and finishing 14th in the AL MVP voting...His 950 games caught are the third highest total in the 109-year history of the Indians organization...Sandy concluded his 20-year Major League playing career with the New York Mets in 2007 and finished with a career average of .273 (1236-4530) with 249 2B, 112HR & 588RBI in 1377 games...He was the 1990 American League Rookie of the Year and the Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient that same season...Originally signed by the Padres and was traded to the Indians after the 1989 season along with Carlos Baerga for OF Joe Carter...Appeared in 49 post-season games with the Indians...Drove in a then single-season record 19 runs in the 1997 playoffs.

Full name SANTOS VELAZQUEZ ALOMAR...Wife, Margred...Resides in Chicago, IL...Has four daughters: Marisa (10/25/92), Leanna (4/18/88), Brianna (12/2/00), Isabella (4/22/04) and one son, Marcus (2/14/90)...Father, Sandy Sr., played for six teams over a 15-year big league career from 1964-78...His brother, Roberto, played 17 seasons from 1988-2004 and was a 12-time All-Star...He was a two-time World Series champion with Toronto, hit .300 for his career with 210 homers, 1,134 RBIs and 474 stolen bases and was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2011...The three Alomar's have a combined total of 5,128 hits...Attended Luis Munoz High School in Salinas, PR. 2007 Threw out all three attempted base stealers with New York...Had his contract selected from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on September 4th...Was also with the Mets from August 18th-August 27th and from July 4th-July 27th...Made his first start with New York on July 8th at Houston...Also started on August 19th at Washington, August 23rd vs. San Diego and August 25th vs. Los Angeles...Paired with his brother, Roberto, to become the second brother combination to play for the Mets...The first brother combination was Mike and Tom Glavine...Batted .188 (3-16) with one RBI in five games with the B-Mets...Hit .292 (42-144) with 15 runs scored, eight doubles, one triple, four home runs and 29 RBI in 45 games with New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. 2006 Made 25 combined starts behind the plate between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox...Went 6-10 with three RBI in two consecutive starts on April 5th vs. Atlanta and April 9th at Philadelphia...Acquired by the Chicago White Sox in exchange for right-handed pitcher B.J. LaMura on July 23, 2006...Threw out five of 24 (21 percent) baserunners attempting to steal with the Dodgers and White Sox. 2005 Posted a .992 fielding percentage (2 E/239 TC) in 46 games at catcher ... Made his debut as a Ranger on April 7, catching the ninth inning vs. the Angels ... Allowed three passed balls in 315.2 innings behind the plate. 2004 Appeared in 50 games for Chicago (AL) while going .240 (35-for-146) with two home runs and 14 RBI ... Hit .279 in May and .276 in June ... Hit .280 (14-for-50) in day games ... Went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI on Opening Day, April 5 at Kansas City. 2003 Appeared in 75 games with 57 starts in his third season with the White Sox ... Compiled a career-high .997 (1 E/388 TC) fielding percentage ... Batted 73 points higher on the road (.305) than at home (.232) ... Appeared in five games with Triple-A affiliate Charlotte as part of a rehab assignment where he went 4-for-15. 2002 Split the season between the White Sox and Rockies, combining to hit .279 (79-for-283) with seven home runs and 37 RBI ... Appeared in 51 games with the White Sox before being traded to Colorado on July 29 in exchange for pitcher Enemencio Pacheco and cash considerations ... His .996 (2 E/507 TC) ranked sixth among Major League catchers...did not commit an error with the Rockies through 198 chances ... Collected his 500th career RBI on July 2 vs. DET ... Hit 100th career home run on May 28 vs. New York (AL) a two-run shot off of Ted Lilly. 2001 Appeared in 70 games with 63 starts during his first season with the White Sox ... Collected 1,000th career hit on Aug. 1 vs. Kansas City ... Caught 1,000th career game on June 10 vs. Chicago (NL) becoming the eighth active player and 94th all-time to reach the milestone ... Battled tendinitis in his knee all season and was placed on the disabled list on Aug.8...underwent surgery by team physician Dr. James Boscardin on Aug. 13 ... Underwent a second arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Sept. 27, subsequently ending his season. 2000 Spent 11th and final season with Cleveland, hit .289 (103-for-356) and started 93 games behind the plate for the Tribe ... Caught 21.9% (21-for-96) of base stealers, sixth-best percentage in the AL ... During the off-season played on the Major League All-Star team that toured Japan. 1999 Was limited to 35 games by an injury to his left knee suffered on May 10 vs. Baltimore while blocking a wild pitch...underwent surgery on May 21 in Cleveland to remove a bone chip from the knee capsule ... Returned to action with the Tribe in September, appearing in 15 games going 16-for-55 (.291) after two rehab assignments with Double-A Akron and Triple-A Buffalo ... Started all five games of the ALDS vs. Boston. 1998 Was named to his sixth AL All-Star team, most ever by an Indian catcher ... Cleveland was 57-49 in his 106 starts behind the plate ... Hit his fourth career grand slam May 3 vs. Tampa Bay in the 9th inning off Roberto Hernandez, leading Cleveland to a 10-8 victory. 1997 Recorded career highs in virtually every offensive category, including average (.324), doubles (37), home runs (21) and RBI (83)...led all AL catchers in each of those categories...finished 14th in Most Valuable Player voting...among Cleveland catchers, his 83 RBI were the most in franchise history, his 37 doubles were second most and his 21 home runs were the most since John Romano hit 25 in 1962...his .324 average would have ranked sixth in the AL, but he fell 18 plate appearances short of qualifying...was named MVP of the All-Star Game in Cleveland after hitting a two-run homer off Shawn Estes in the seventh inning to give the AL a 3-1 win...became the first Indians player to win the award and first player to win the award in his home park...compiled a career-best 30-game hitting streak from 5/25-7/6, equaling the longest in the major leagues in 1997 (Nomar Garciaparra) and the second-longest in major-league history by a catcher (Benito Santiago, 34 in 1987) was also the second- longest streak in Indians history (Nap Lajoie, 31 in 1906) and the longest in baseball since Jerome Walton in 1989 (30)...broke up Mike Mussina's perfect game with one out in the ninth inning on 5/30 at Baltimore...tied a major-league record with four doubles on 6/6 vs. Boston, the first four-double game by a Cleveland player since Vic Wertz in 1956...had the game-winning hit in the AL Central-clinching win on 9/23 vs. New York...collected his third career multihomer game on 9/26 vs. Minnesota... homered in five straight games from 4/4-8, tying the club record shared by Larry Doby (1954) and Al Rosen (1953 and '54)... threw out 28.2 percent (33-117) of attempted base stealers...batted .321 (44-137) with runners in scoring position...ranked fourth in the AL in average with the bases loaded (.583, 7-12) and runners on base (.352, 77-219)...hit .274 (20-73) with five home runs and 19 RBI in 18 postseason games...19 RBI set a major-league record for the postseason, breaking Fred McGriff's mark of 16 set in 1996...his five home runs were a postseason record for catchers, breaking Gene Tenace's mark of four set with Oakland in 1972...became the fifth player in World Series history and first since 1960 to record 10 RBI...with the Indians four outs from elimination in Game 4 of the ALDS vs. New York, hit a game-tying home run...was 3-5 with four RBI in Game 4 of the World Series...homered in Game 5 of the World Series off Livian Hernandez, becoming the first player in history to homer in his home park in both the World Series and All-Star Game. 1996 Played in 127 games for Cleveland...the Indians were 70-41 (.631) when he started as catcher ... Threw out 24.8 percent (25-for-101) of attempted base stealers ... Made his first career appearance at first base on June 27 at Chicago. 1995 Began the season with a knee injury sustained in Spring Training, a result of an injury suffered during his participation in the Puerto Rican Winter League on Nov. 2, 1994...underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the left lateral meniscus ... Made his season debut on June 29 ... Recorded his first multi-homer game July 20 at Texas and his second on Sept. 26 at Texas. 1994 Threw out 32.8 percent (21-of-64) runners attempting to steal ... His .996 fielding percentage was second among AL catchers behind Oakland's Terry Steinbach ... Injured the lateral meniscus of his left knee while sliding into second base while playing for Ponce in the Puerto Rico Winter League...underwent arthroscopic surgery Nov. 11. 1993 Began the season batting .125 (7-for-56) before being placed on the disabled list on May 2...underwent surgery on May 15 to repair a ruptured disk in his back...was reinstated on Aug. 7 After being reinstated on Aug.7, threw out 15 of 56 attempted base stealers (26.8%) Batted .323 (50-for-155) in 45 games following his return, raising his average from .125 to .270 for the season. 1992 Elected to start third consecutive All-Star game ... Threw out 41.1 percent (30-for-73) of base stealers, the third-best mark in the American League ... Hit his first career grand slam off Jim Acker on June 3 vs. Seattle ... Suffered a torn medial meniscus in his left knee while sliding into third base on Aug. 16...played in one more game before undergoing arthroscopic surgery on Sept. 22. 1991 Made his second consecutive start at the July 9 All-Star game played at Toronto...his brother, Roberto started at second base for the AL, marking the fourth time in history brothers have started on the same All-Star squad ... Missed 111 games due to injuries. 1990 Was unanimous choice as BBWAA Rookie of the Year...only the third player in history to win the award unanimously, joining Carlton Fisk (1972) and Mark McGwire (1986) ... Tabbed as the top rookie in the AL by The Sporting News, Baseball America, USA Today and Sports Illustrated ... Won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, becoming the first Indians player honored since Rick Manning in 1976 ... Became the first rookie catcher to start the All-Star game...with his brother, Roberto, starting for the National League, the Alomars became the sixth brother combination to play in the same All-Star game and first since Gaylord and Jim Perry in 1970 ... His 66 RBI ranked second among AL catchers behind Lance Parrish ... Led the AL with a .376 average against left-handed pitchers ... Was a member of the Major League All-Star team that toured Japan the following season. 1989 Named Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America and Sporting News for the second consecutive season at Triple-A Las Vegas ... Was named the MVP of the Pacific Coast League ... Ranked second in the PCL in RBI (101), hits (160), and total bases (248) and was fourth in runs scored (88) and tied for fifth in doubles (33) ... Led PCL catchers in putouts and total chances while throwing out 33.8 percent (25-for-74) of attempted base stealers ... Hit his first Major League home run for the Padres on Sept. 30 in San Diego off San Francisco's Rick Reuschel ... Was traded to Cleveland on Dec. 6 with Carlos Baerga and Chris James in exchange for Joe Carter. 1988 Named Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year and also MVP of the Pacific Coast League ... Was the starting catcher at the first-ever Triple-A All-Star Game at Buffalo ... Missed the final month of the season after injuring his knee in a collision at home plate on Aug. 9...had surgery to repair the knee ... Recalled by the Padres on Sept. 16.