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Mike Aldrete
Outfielder
Born: January 29, 1961 (1961-01-29) (age 48)
Carmel, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left 
MLB debut
May 29, 1986 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1996 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Batting average     .263
Home runs     41
Runs batted in     271
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Michael Peter "Mike" Aldrete (born January 29, 1961 in Carmel, California) is a former first baseman/outfielder in Major League Baseball. The pronunciation of his last name is suggested by the nickname that ESPN's Chris Berman coined for him: "Enough Aldrete", as in the colloquial interjection, "Enough already!"

From 1986 through 1996, Aldrete played for the San Francisco Giants (1986-1988), Montreal Expos (1989-1990), San Diego Padres (1991), Cleveland Indians (1991), Oakland Athletics (1993-1995), California Angels (1995-1996) and New York Yankees (1996). He batted and threw left-handed.

Aldrete's best season was 1987 when he hit .325 with 51 RBI, 50 runs, 116 hits and 18 doubles, all career-highs.

Aldrete's teams made the playoffs twice. The Giants reached the 1987 National League Championship Series and he was a member of the 1996 World Series champion New York Yankees.

Since 2001, Aldrete has maintained a role in professional baseball as a coach. After three years in the minors in the Arizona Diamondbacks chain, he has been a first-base coach for the Seattle Mariners (2004) and served as the hitting coach for the Diamondbacks (2005-2006). In 2008, Aldrete is assisting Hal McRae as a hitting instructor for the St. Louis Cardinals[1].

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