About Rafael Furcal Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Playing as a shortstop in the Major League Baseball, Rafael Furcal was born on August 24, 1977 in Loma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic. He is currently playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
It was in the 2000 Major League Baseball season when he was called up from the minor league by the famous Atlanta Braves to replace their key player Walt Weiss because of an injury. Furcal was then hailed the National League Rookie of the Year during that season. He successfully completed an unassisted triple play for the team in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on August 2003. During the fifth inning, Woody Williams, a liner, was caught by Furcal with the runners moving in a hit and run attempt had stepped on the base to Mike Matheny who was a catcher at that time and had tagged Orlando Palmeiro just before he could return to first.
Furcal is considered to be among the best base stealers in the sport. He is also an accomplished bunter and has one of the strongest throwing arms in the National League. Furcal is also considered as a spectacular defensive shortstop. It was on December 7, 2005 when he signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Take hold and fill your room with the cool sports items of Furcal like his signed MLB baseball in Sportsmemorabilia.com. His name is commonly mistaken by people as Rafel Forcal, Rafael Forcale, Raffael Furecal, Raphael Forecal, Raffel Forcall, Rafaell Furcall, and Raphael Fortcal.