Juan De Dios Encarnación is a Dominican former professional baseball outfielder. He played eleven seasons in Major League Baseball from 1997 to 2007 for the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, and St. Louis Cardinals. Encarnación suffered a career-ending injury after getting hit in the eye by a foul ball on August 31, 2007.
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About Juan Encarnacion
MLB outfielder who won World Series titles with the Florida Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals. In 2003 he became the first outfielder in Marlins history to record a fielding percentage of 1.000.
He was the fourth-youngest player in the American League during his first year with the Detroit Tigers in 2002.
His career was unfortunately cut short by a foul ball which hit him in the eye in 2007.
He and his family established the Juan Encarnacion Foundation to help eliminate hunger in 2005.
He won a World Series ring alongside Cardinals teammate Albert Pujols in 2006.
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