MLB Legend Manny Ramirez’s Youngest Son Signs with Top College, Ready to Follow in Father’s Footsteps

Published 11/18/2023, 8:06 PM EST

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The world of baseball has been lucky enough to witness another version of Manny Ramirez lately. Lucas Ramirez, Manny’s son, a well-known outfielder, and his team have achieved an amazing feat. There’s news on the 6-foot-3 student of Florida’s American Heritage High School. The right-handed pitcher and lefty hitter’s team has recently achieved a great deal. 

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Lucas, a 2024 baseball prospect had made the announcement earlier this year that he had committed to Tony Vitello’s Tennessee baseball program. He vocalized that, “I am insanely excited“. His game has been strong enough to get a score of nine out of ten from Perfect Game. A nine is a “potential top 10 round pick and/or highest level college prospect“. 

Lucas Ramirez, Following His Dad’s Lead

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That said, there is new information news on the 17-year-old. @TalkinBaseball_ tweeted that Lucas’ program has advanced in the college world series yet again. The tweet said, “Manny Ramirez’s youngest son Lucas has officially signed with Tennessee as an outfielder and first baseman. The 2024 high school grad joins a Vols program that has advance to the College World Series two of the last three years”. There have been ample instances where he instills hopes for the fans to get a glimpse of yesteryears talent in the future.

Lucas Ramirez’s batting stance from the left side of the plate is similar to his father’s. Furthermore, memories of the retired superstar resurface witnessing the excitement and energy Lucas has on the diamond. In the 2023 World Wood Bat Association (WWBA) semifinals, Ramirez hit a walk-off home run to advance his team to the championship game in July of this year.

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The hit and bat flip that the son of Manny Ramirez made, pushed him to more stardom than he had previously. Further details on the promising future of Ramirez were revealed in a tweet from @PG_Scouting. The tweet said, “Lucas Ramirez (‘24 FL) with maybe the biggest swing of the week, launching this baseball high into the trees to walk us off in the semis and secure a spot in the championship. #WWBA @Florida_PG #Vols commit”. With that it is clear that the future would witness a greatness similar to that of Manny’s reign.

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Manny Ramirez – The Man of Unmatched Greatness

Throughout his 19-year Major League Baseball career, Manny Ramirez has been one of the greatest personalities of all time. He was a player for some of the biggest teams of the League. The Tampa Bay Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, and Cleveland Indians are franchises he contributed to during his tenure.

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The 51-year-old was one of only 28 players to reach 500 career home runs. Additionally he was the nine-time winner of the Silver Slugger Award. He made 29 postseason home runs which in today’s date are recorded as the most in MLB history. Not to mention his 21 grand slams rank third all-time. The Dominican also participated in twelve All-Star Games, including every season he spent with the Red Sox for a run of eleven straight games that started in 1998. With that, the bar is set quite high and his son seems to be catching up pretty quickly.

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