Carrying the burden of expectation, Manny Ramirez Jr. provides insight about his eccentric father
Posted: April 17, 2013
BRADENTON, Fla. – The bat, long and thin and dipped in black paint, can’t weigh more than 34 ounces, but it is the name on the barrel – the one printed in gold – that makes the lumber so heavy. Manny Ramirez Jr. smiles as he touches the letters. For 17 years he’s...
Manny Ramirez, Jr. Making Name for Himself at IMG Academy
Posted: July 17, 2012
Thousands of young baseball players across the country and beyond have the dream of one day stepping foot on a Major League Baseball field but for IMG Academy student Manny Ramirez, Jr., this dream was accomplished long ago. Even the most casual fan of baseball can...
Seven IMG Academy baseball program players earn Underclassmen All-America honors
Posted: March 27, 2012
Cameron VargaJust call them the "young guns."Seven IMG Academy baseball program players earned a spot on the Perfect Game USA High School Underclassmen All-American Team, including two who received first-team honors.1st team:* Brett Hanewich (Class of 2013). 6-3,...
IMG Academy baseball program's famous lineage get TV feature
Posted: May 10, 2011
The names Bonilla, Moyer and Ramirez likely sound familiar to any baseball fan. It's not Bobby, Jamie and Manny, though, making news at the IMG Academy baseball program.Brandon Bonilla (left-handed pitcher, committed to Arizona State), Hutton Moyer (junior, short...