11 Facts About Terrmel Sledge


Terrmel Sledge was born on March 18,1977 and is an American former professional baseball outfielder and the former assistant hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs.

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Terrmel Sledge moved with the team to Washington, DC the following season as the Expos relocated, and hit the first-ever home run for the Washington Nationals.

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Terrmel Sledge was traded to the Texas Rangers along with fellow outfielder Brad Wilkerson and Armando Galarraga for second baseman Alfonso Soriano on December 7,2005.

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Terrmel Sledge was traded to the San Diego Padres in a six-player deal on January 6,2006.

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On November 29,2007, Terrmel Sledge was granted permission by the Padres to sign with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Nippon Professional League.

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On December 17,2009, Terrmel Sledge signed a contract with Yokohama BayStars for the 2010 season.

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In October 2003, while training with the USA Olympic baseball team, Terrmel Sledge became one of the first MLB players to test positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

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Terrmel Sledge was not subject to discipline by MLB as the substance was not barred under league rules at the time.

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Terrmel Sledge retired after the 2012 season and spent 2015 as the assistant hitting coach for the Eugene Emeralds.

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Terrmel Sledge took over the position held by Andy Haines, who was hired to be the Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach.

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Terrmel Sledge is half Korean and half African American; his mother is Korean and his father is black.

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