The five-time All-Star and longtime favorite in Red Sox Nation was one of the top players in the game during his years in Boston. As Rookie-of-the-Year in '97, he hit 30 home runs and drove in 98 runs. Nomar won the batting title for the AL in '99, hitting .357, and again in 2000, batting .372. Nomar, unhappy with his contract situation, was traded ito the Cubs in July 2004 and missed out on the World Series victory in Boston.
(Garciaparra's stats and facts