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Paul Sorrento
First baseman
Born: November 17, 1965 (1965-11-17) (age 44)
Somerville, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 8, 1989 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1999 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Career statistics
Batting average     .257
Home runs     166
RBI     565
Career highlights and awards

Paul Anthony Sorrento (born November 17, 1965 in Somerville, Massachusetts) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1989 through 1999, Sorrento played for the Minnesota Twins (1989-91), Cleveland Indians (1992-95), Seattle Mariners (1996-97) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-99). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. Sorrento played college baseball for the Florida State University Seminoles under head coach Mike Martin. He also coaches a select baseball team called the Bellevue Red Sox (from Bellevue, Washington) with Bill Haselman.



In an 11-season career, Sorrento posted a .257 batting average with 166 home runs and 565 RBI in 1093 games played. [1]

Sorrento wore #44[1] while playing for the Mariners, where he would go on to enjoy the most productive seasons of his career.

Best seasons

Milestones and firsts

  • Sorrento became the first DH in Tampa Bay history (March 31, 1998)
  • Sorrento made the first base hit in the history of Camden Yards (April 6, 1992)
  • Sorrento hit the first grand slam at Jacobs Field in Cleveland (May 9, 1994)

See also


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