Moises Alou Biography

Moisés Rojas Alou is a former Dominican-American outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for 17 seasons in the National League. In 1,942 career games, Alou had a batting average of .303 with 2,134 hits, 421 doubles, 332 home runs, and 1,287 runs batted in. Because of his status as a five-tool player and his excellent career numbers, Alou is considered by many to be one of the best outfielders of the 1990s and 2000s.

His father Felipe, who managed Moises with the Expos from 1992 to 1996 and the Giants from 2005 to 2006, as well as uncles Matty and Jesús, and cousin Mel Rojas, all had long careers in Major League Baseball. In 2008, he was one of four active major leaguers to hit 20 home runs in a season whose fathers had also hit 20 home runs in an MLB season. Alou is married to Austria Alou; they have three sons: Percio, Kirby and Moisés Jr.

Alou is one of the few baseball players who batted without the use of batting gloves. Instead, Moises Alou revealed that during baseball season he urinates on his hands to toughen them up. Alou was also known for pranking teammates while they were sleeping in the locker room. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Moises Alou
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Baseball player
Date of Birth:
July 3, 1966 (52)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Marriages
Moises Alou Timeline
  • 1996-12-12
    Marlins sign their 6th free-agent since Nov 22, Moises Alou
  • 2003-10-14
    Fan Steve Bartman deflects the ball away from Chicago Cubs outfielder Moises Alou. Cubs give up eight runs in the inning and lose to the Marlins 8-3, and the Bartman incident is seen as the turning point in the series
  • 2006-11-20
    Moises Alou signs a one year-contract with the New York Mets worth $7.5 million
  • 2009-03-05
    Moises Alou announces he will retire following the World Baseball Classic
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APA Style

Moises Alou. (2018). The HistoryHop.com website. Retrieved 1:36pm UTC, Oct 20, 2018, from historyhop.com/famous-people/moises-alou/bio.

Harvard Style

Moises Alou. [Internet]. 2018. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: historyhop.com/famous-people/moises-alou/bio [Accessed 20 Oct 2018].

MLA Style

"Moises Alou." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2018. Web. 20 Oct 2018.

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