Manny Ramirez Swings and Misses Twice During Celebrity Golf Event

December 18, 2014

If it isn’t a fastball, it won’t work for Manny Ramirez. 

The well-traveled former Major League outfielder for the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians, among others, made a career of whacking moving objects over the outfield fence. Apparently that is much easier than hitting an idle ball with an 8-iron. Check out Manny swinging a club at David Ortiz’s charity golf outing last week in the Dominican Republic:



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We’ve never seen Manny be Manny on a golf course before, so the video is an entertaining slice into the current life of Ramirez. His swing may need improvement, but he’s certainly no stranger to the game. During the 2004 World Series championship parade, Ramirez held a sign that chastised Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees, who the Red Sox had defeated in a seven-game series weeks earlier:

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