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Name: Nomar Garciaparra                                                               
Born: 23 July 1973                                                                   
Anthony "Nomar" Garciaparra (born July 23, 1973, in Whittier, California)             
is an American baseball player who currently plays third base for the Los             
Angeles Dodgers. He previously played first base for the Dodgers, and                 
shortstop and third base for the Chicago Cubs, after several years as an All-Star     
shortstop for the Boston Red Sox.                                                     
Garciaparra was part of the so-called "Holy Trinity" of                               
shortstops that debuted in the mid '90s, which also included Alex Rodriguez (now     
a third baseman) and Derek Jeter. Of the three, only Jeter                           
remains a shortstop.                                                                 
Garciaparra is a six-time All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006). In five     
postseason series he has batted .323 with a slugging percentage of .625.