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|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|May 29, 1986 for the San Francisco Giants|
|September 29, 1996 for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||271|
|Career Highlights and Awards|
Michael Peter "Mike" Aldrete (born January 29, 1961 in Carmel, California) is a former utility first baseman/outfielder in Major League Baseball. The pronunciation of his last name is suggested by the nickname that ESPN's Chris Berman coined for him: "Enough Aldrete", as in the colloquial interjection, "Enough already!"
From 1986 through 1996, Aldrete played for the San Francisco Giants (1986-1988), Montreal Expos (1989-1990), San Diego Padres (1991[start]), Cleveland Indians (1991[end]), Oakland Athletics (1993-1995[start]), California Angels (1995[end]-1996[start]) and New York Yankees (1996[end]). He batted and threw left-handed.
Career highlights include:
- two home runs vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of 34,108 fans at Candlestick Park (August 14, 1987)
- three 4-hit games...the most impressive being four singles good for 2 RBIs and 3 runs scored vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers (August 14, 1988)
- twenty 3-hit games...the most impressive being a single, a double, and a home run, good for 4 RBIs vs. the Milwaukee Brewers (July 5, 1996)
- one 5-RBI game...a grand slam and a sacrifice fly vs. the Seattle Mariners (April 15, 1996)
- hit a combined .402 (35-for-87) against All-Stars Mark Gubicza, Dennis Martinez, Mike Scott, and John Smoltz. In a ten-season career, Aldrete posted a .263 batting average with 41 home runs and 271 RBI in 930 games played.