Rich Aurilia

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Richard Santo Aurilia

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Biographical Information[edit]

Playing for the San Francisco Giants, Rich Aurilia led National League shortstops with 20 home runs in 2000. He had an 11-game hitting streak from September 1-12, 2000 during which he hit 5 home runs and collected 12 RBI. In 2001, he exploded for career highs in runs scored (114), hits (206), home runs (37), runs batted in (97) and a .324/.369/.572 slash line, numbers he would never come close to duplicating in the rest of his career.

Playing for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Rich came in second place on an athlete-centric edition of Food Network's Guy's Grocery Games in September 2015.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • NL All-Star (2001)
  • NL Silver Slugger Award Winner (2001)
  • NL Hits Leader (2001)
  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 4 (1999-2001 & 2006)
  • 30-Home Run Seasons: 1 (2001)
  • 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 1 (2001)
  • 200 Hits Seasons: 1 (2001)

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