Andre Ethier (Andre Everett Ethier) was born on April 10, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona. He made his Major League debut on May 2, 2006 for the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2006, his rookie year, he hit .308 with 11 home runs and 55 RBI. Ethier played for the Los Angeles Dodgers for his entire 1 year career.
(The total stats are updated up to 2007)
- Selected by Oakland Athletics in the 37th round of the free-agent draft - did not sign (June 5, 2001).
- Selected by Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft (June 3, 2003 - signed July 1, 2003).
- Traded by Oakland Athletics to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Milton Bradley and Antonio Perez (December 13, 2005).
- In the offseason, he resides with his wife, Maggie Germaine, in Chandler, Arizona. Maggie Germaine was an All-American gymnast at Arizona State. They have a baby boy named Dreson, born on September 13, 2008.
- Ethier is a Roman Catholic and has done a recorded piece for Catholic Athletes for Christ
- Ethier collected six walk off hits (including four walk off home runs), the most by any player in the Major Leagues since 1974.
- His four walk-off homers in the 2009 season tied him with Jimmie Foxx's 1940 season and Roy Sievers' 1957 season for the most walk-off homers by a single player in one season.
Awards and Accomplishments
- 2009 Clutch Player of the Year
- 2009 Silver Slugger of the Year (OF)