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Jhonny Peralta

Detroit TigersShort Stop

After being dealt to the Motor City in 2010, Jhonny Peralta has become a force in the Tigers' lineup beside perennial MVP candidate and fellow Franklin Pro Miguel Cabrera. In addition to being a feared hitter at the plate, Jhonny's also incredibly skilled in the field, having led all Major League third basemen in fielding percentage in '10. He earned his first All-Star selection in 2011.

DOB: 5/28/1982

Hometown: Santiago, Dominican Republic

Weight: 215 lbs.

Height: 6' 2"

Bats: Right

Throws: Right

Draft Year: N/A

Draft Round: Signed as Amateur Free Agent by Cleveland (1999)

MLB Debut: 6/12/2003

Did You Know? Jhonny claims to be the only "Johnny" in the world with a correctly spelled name. "Jh" is sometimes used in the Spanish language to represent the English "J."
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