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Bradley David "Brad" Ausmus (born April 14, 1969, in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American catcher in Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Entering the 2009 season, he ranked 9th in major league history in career games as a catcher (1,887), second in putouts (12,473) and total chances (13,489), and third in fielding percentage (.994). He is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner (2001-02, 2006). Through May 31, 2009, he also ranked second all-time among all Jewish major leaguers in career games played,, fifth in hits (1,548), eighth in runs batted in (599; directly behind Mike Lieberthal), and ninth in home runs (79; just behind Ryan Braun), trailing only Hank Greenberg and Shawn Green in all three categories. He also won the January 2007 Darryl Kile Award "for integrity and courage," presented annually by local chapters of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) to players on the Astros and St. Louis Cardinals.
Original Wikipedia article: Brad Ausmus
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