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Rick Manning
Born: September 2, 1954 (1954-09-02) (age 55)
Niagara Falls, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
May 23, 1975 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1987 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
Batting average     .257
Hits     1349
Stolen bases     168
Career highlights and awards
  • Gold Glove in 1976

Richard Eugene Manning (born September 2, 1954 in Niagara Falls, New York) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1975-1987 on the Cleveland Indians (1975-1983) and Milwaukee Brewers (1983-1987). During his career in Milwaukee (1987), with help from Ralph Bruno, made popular the famous "Cheese Head" worn by many Green Bay Packer football fans. He won the American League Gold Glove Award in 1976. One of the highlights of his career came on May 15, 1981, when Manning caught the final out in Len Barker's perfect game.

He currently broadcasts games for the Indians on WKYC-TV and SportsTime Ohio (alongside Matt Underwood). He currently resides in Chesterland, Ohio. He is sometimes also seen doing broadcasts for Major League Baseball on Fox.

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