Ryan Braun was born November 17, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. He is a baseball player for the Milwaukee Brewers, he used to play third base and currently plays left field. He is also a great hitter for the Brewers, he has hit 285 home runs in his career and his longest home run was 474 ft. Ryan was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2005. He took drugs to increase his baseball playing skills in 2012 and then the MLB found out he was taking the drugs in 2013. He was suspended in the 2013 season and playoffs. In total, he has 1,597 hits, 937 RBI’s , and stole 181 bases. He is married to Larisa Fraser, he married her in 2013.
Ryan wanted to play baseball because baseball was his favorite sport and he thought he had the talent to play. His favorite player was Ken Griffey Jr. Ryan’s Jewish religion influences his play in baseball because it says that “not many players can say their religion influences their play.” He went to University of Miami for college, but he was offered to go to UC-Berkley and Stanford. He went to University of Miami mainly because of the academics and athletics. A nickname people gave him is Hebrew Hammer because he is Jewish. Some awards he's gotten is Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year and Player of the Month. Ryan has many talents when on the field, he's fast when base running, his power to hit, and his arm strength when fielding.