Retired MLB shortstop Nomar Garciaparra and his wife, Olympic soccer gold medalist Mia Hamm, have listed Garciaparra’s childhood house in Whittier, CA for $595,000 according to Realtor.com.
Garciaparra’s Spanish style has been recently remodeled throughout and is a little over 2,200 sq-ft with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The home comes complete with a Master Suite with His and Her closets, Master En-suite with hot tub, wood beamed vaulted ceilings and fireplace in the living room, and a guest house that includes travertine floors, and modernized features in the bathroom such as a rain shower and bowl sink.
Garciaparra played 9 seasons as a shortstop for the Boston Red Sox. He then went on to play 3rd base, 1st base, and designated hitter for the Oakland Athletics; as well as 1st base and 3rd base for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and shortstop and 3rd base for the Chicago Cubs. Garciaparra is one of 13 players in all MLB history to hit 2 grand slams during a single game, and he is the only player to achieve that at home stadium. Garciaparra also holds the record for most homers in MLB history by a rookie shortstop.
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